All Progressives Congress (APC) governors have taken their protest over ambassadorial appointments to President Muhammadu Buhari.
There have been protests since last week when the names of 46 non-career would-be ambassadors were sent to the Senate for confirmation. Many of the governors complained of not being consulted and knocked the list for being lopsided. In many of the states, the names sent by the governors were ignored. Besides, ethnic balancing was not considered.
Yesterday’s meeting under the banner of Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) was the platform for the governors to express their mind to the President, who urged them to “put their complaint into writing” Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong told reporters after the meeting at the Villa that the issue was discussed. Read more