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Buhari ‘President can appoint from one village if he wants,’ Pat Utomi says

Professor Utomi also urged Nigerians to rise above such “small and petty” issues and focus on moving the country forward.

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Renowned economist, Pat Utomi has said that President Muhammadu Buhari can make his appointments from one village if he chooses as long as his appointees get the job done.

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President Muhammadu Buhari

(The Herald)

 

Professor Utomi also urged Nigerians to rise above such “small and petty” issues and focus on moving the country forward.

Pat Utomi tells Nigerian youths to not feel entitled to power play

Former Presidential aspirant, Pat Utomi

(Daily Post)

The former presidential candidate made the comments during a recent interview with Daily Independent.

He said:

“Let’s get serious. Let‘s get to move this country forward and away from all this small, petty issues.”

“To me it is not an important issue and I don’t want to deal with it. The President can appoint everybody from one village.”

President Muhammadu Buhari play

President Muhammadu Buhari

(AP)

“As long as the people can get the job done, let them get it done. That is what Nigerians wanted and that is what they voted for”.

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President Buhari.

(Vanguard)

 

Buhari has been criticized for appointing mainly northerners to serve in his government but he has denied having a northern agenda as many have claimed.

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