President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Friday received members of the the Board of Trustees of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Professional Forum.
Naijafreshgist reports that the Nigerian leader met with the APC chieftains inside the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa in Abuja….CONTINUE READING
The Forum was led to the State House by the former Governor of Bauchi State, Isah Yuguda.
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El-Rufai Reportedly Tackles President Tinubu Over Security Clearance Controversy, Nominates Jafaru Sani As Minister
The immediate-past governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has reportedly scolded President Tinubu over the controversy surrounding his clearance for a ministerial position by the Senate.
Recall that El-Rufai was one of only three ministerial nominations that were withheld when the list of 48 nominees was considered last week. Others whose nomination did not receive Senate approval are Abubakar Danladi of Taraba and Stella Okotete of Delta.
The senators, however, cleared 45 candidates, including Nyesom Wike, Bello Matawalle, Gboyega Oyetola, and Abubakar Bagudu, amongst others
According to Peoples Gazette, during a meeting this week at the Presidential Villa, El-Rufai allegedly decried Tinubu’s failure to be upfront about any reservations the president might have held against his ministerial appointment as indicative of a suppressed animosity.
The former governor allegedly said it appeared Tinubu had “reservations about me because you can’t claim not to be aware of the petitions,” according to the account of one of the platform’s sources…..CONTINUE READING