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Again, Buhari reportedly offer appointment to a dead person

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a dead former lawmaker from Ebonyi State, Tobias Chukwuemeka Okwuru, to the board of the Federal Character Commission.

The appointment of the late Okwuru alongside 37 others was repress in a letter Buhari sent to the Nigerian Senate for confirmation.

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, read out the letter on Tuesday during plenary.

But findings by Nationnewslead has disclose that Okwuru, who once represented Ikwo/Ezza Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, died in February 2020 at the age of 59.

During his lifetime, he served as state auditor of Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Whip of Ebonyi State House of Assembly, before moving to represent his constituency at the National Assembly.

Interestingly, this won’t be the first time President Buhari will be giving appointment to dead people.

In 2017, the list of appointments into the boards of federal agencies and corporations declare was entrap in disagreement after the names of five persons said to be dead appeared on it.

The dead persons claimed to be on that list were Senator Francis Okpozo (Delta), Rev. Father Christopher Utau (Benue), DIG Donald Ugbaja (retd), Garba Attahiru (Kaduna) and Umar Dange (Sokoto).

1 comment:

  1. You people just like sensational news
    You know how it works but just to sell your news.The list of nominees are usually from states.And if anything happened at the state like the one we are talking about here .It is on the state to notify the Presidency in other to replace the dead.That The Presidency Appoint Dead person is out of it