Goodluck’s aide supports President Buhari’s appointments


Special Assistant to immediate past President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokri thrown himself behind the incumbent president over Buhari’s alleged lopsided appointments saying appointments should be made on merit and not sectional interest.
This was made known in Omokiri’s article tattled “Buhari blazes the trail for merit”.
Bellow is the article Omokiri used to articulate is stand on PMB appointments
“Recently there was a big uproar about the appointments made by President Buhari. I disagreed with those who complained that the President’s appointment were lopsided.
“Appointments should not be made on the basis of ethnicity; region or religion. Appointments should be made strictly on merit!
“As far as I am concerned, the President can appoint all his appointees from the same state as long as they are the best Nigeria have to offer.
The Author however, in the article likened the appointment to an exemplary achievement of Jonathan’s administration
“In 2013, Nigeria won the Africa Cup of Nations. That victory was only possible because we selected our best players.
“A large proportion of the squad were from the Southeast and Southsouth including Vincent Enyeama, Austin Ejide, Chigozie Agbim, Joseph Yobo, Elderson Echiejile, Kenneth Omuero, Efe Ambrose, Azubuike Egwuekwe, Godfrey Oboabona, Mikel Obi, Reuben Gabriel, Nosa Igiebor, Obiora Nwankwo, Brown Ideye, Ogenyi Onazi, while Ejike Uzoenyi, Victor Moses, Ikechukwu Uche, Sunday Mba and Emmanuel Emenike.
“Nobody complained that this squad was lopsided because we knew these were our best and if we wanted to win we had to present our best. At the end of the day they brought home the cup and that was all that mattered.
“In the same vein, nobody should complain about where Buhari’s appointees come from. What we should insist on is that they are appointed on the basis of merit and that at the end of 2019 they must bring home the cup by giving Nigerians good governance that will yield tangible democracy dividends.
“Nigerians are always quick to say the problem with Nigeria is corruption, but I am not so sure it is.Corruption is a symptom of the problem but it in itself is not the problem.

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