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01 January 2018, 12:50 | Rodolfo Wallace
President Buhari addressing the nation
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He said this in reaction to the outcry over the inclusion of at least four dead persons in the list of appointees.
Meanwhile, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), reacting to the dead appointees brouhaha, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) federal government is confused.
"The current SGF was only directed to complete that process by releasing the list which he apparently did without altering it", he explained. "Furthermore, the mix up in the list also exposes the corruption in the APC government", he said. It dates back to 2015.
"The then SGF, Babachir Lawal, presented the report in October 2016, one year after he was commissioned".
While calling on the new appointees to do Ekiti State proud in their various assignments, the party urged the President to consider Ekiti State for more appointments and also locate more employment-generating projects in the state.
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The statement added: "As a stalwart of the APC in the South-South, President Buhari believes that the party greatly benefited from the octogenarian's charismatic leadership and wealth of experience as a politician".
When asked why the list was not vetted before release, Shehu countered that it actually took more than 2 years to collate the list and resolve disputes arising over the selection of persons nominated by certain governors and other stakeholders.
Shehu however assured Nigerians that nominees who were confirmed dead would be replaced.
Efforts to get the spokesman of the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Mohammed Nakorji, to comment on the development were not successful.
President Buhari had on 16 July, 2015 dissolved the governing boards of numerous federal parastatals, agencies and institutions.
"The list has a history which explains the controversy around it. I can tell you that numerous initial names were also the same names forwarded by the governors except in few cases".
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