Reasons Buhari picked career politicians 

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…PDP leaders who worked for APC rewarded

BY CHARLES KUMOLU, Deputy Editor

An investigation by Sunday Vanguard reveals that President Muhammadu Buhari’s preference for mostly career politicians in his 43-man ministerial list was mainly a reward for loyalty and a step towards putting All Progressives Congress, APC, war horses in vantage positions across the states. In doing that, President Buhari was said to have worked mainly with some advisers who wield influence, as well as minor inputs from other sources. 

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President Muhammadu Buhari

Longevity in power

Though the party leadership and some powerful non-executive chieftains of the APC  were carried along, the President made more contributions, accounting for the return of those described as his men with the exception of one.

Multiple sources told Sunday Vanguard that the survival of the party and its longevity in power played key roles in choosing the ministerial nominees across the states.

The calculation was that the…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper