‘Unbefitting’: Prominent APC Chieftain Rejects Buhari’s Appointment

‘Unbefitting’: Prominent APC Chieftain Rejects Buhari’s Appointment

By Wires Editor | The Trent on March 21, 2018
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President Muhammadu Buhari, Abdul’aziz Yari, Chris Ngige
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari

Olorunnimbe Mamora, a former senator and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has rejected his appointment as chairman of the Abuja Investment and Infrastructure Centre.

Mamora, who was the deputy director-general of the Muhammadu Buhari campaign organization in 2015, openly rejected the appointment because it didn’t feel befitting as it was an equivalent of a state parastatal.

Olorunnimbe Mamora, a Former senator and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC

A source gathered that Mamora had met with the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and expressed his displeasure with the appointment.

The source said Mamora, a former Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker and senator who represented Lagos-East senatorial district from 2003 to 2011, argued that people who never participated in the process that brought Buhari to power were occupying the front seats of government.

However, Punch reported that during the inauguration of the board of the AIIC a few weeks ago, a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2016 Ondo state governorship election, Jumoke Ajasin-Anifowoshe, was named the chairman.

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