August 15, 2018

I’m not marginalising South-East, Buhari tells Igbo leaders (Punch)

I’m not marginalising South-East, Buhari tells Igbo leaders (Punch)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said allegations of under-representation of the Igbo in his government were unfounded.

He said while he gave the South-East zone four substantive ministers, he could not take any decision on foreign policy and investments without the input of two of them.

According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President spoke while receiving leaders from the region, led by the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

 He said Buhari told his guests that while seven states in the North got Ministers of State in his administration, the South-East got four substantive ministers. Read more

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