The Presidency has said that the ongoing crisis in the National Assembly will not in any way affect President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial list.
Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, stated this on Thursday, June 25, 2015, during Channels TV’s Sunrise Daily programme.
Shehu explained that the President was simply taking his time to nominate ministers to avoid having to sack anyone.
“Do you want a situation where the president will appoint a minister and then fire the minister in few months time?” Shehu asked.
He added that Buhari had offered his guidance on how the National Assembly crisis could be resolved.
“As a leader, the President has given guidance… His own position is that if the eye troubles you, whatever medicine you’re going to apply, don’t put a pin. The President is not unconcerned,” Shehu said.
The two chambers of the National Assembly had been in crisis over some of the principal positions, largely due to disagreements within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on who should occupy which positions.
Source: Daily Independent