Following a report that 81 of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 100 appointees are Northerners, the Presidency has released a full list of all the appointments made by Mr. Buhari since he assumed office on May 29, 2015.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, released the list of 159 appointees on Saturday night.
Mr. Adesina had earlier on Saturday released a graphical representation of the appointments to dismiss a report by BusinessDay that an overwhelming majority of the Mr. Buhari’s appointees were from his native northern region.
Below is the statement released by Mr. Adesina:
Here is an updated table of President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointments, disproving the allegations of lopsidedness.