Facts emerging to katsinapost.com in the Katsina’s ruling All Progressives Congress, APC revealed that fresh crises may hit the state as many people considered to be the party’s stalwarts rejects the ministerial nominee that Governor Masari sent to President Buhari.
The party bigwigs rejection of the person sent according to a report by Daily Trust is due to the fact that he is already occupying an elective position and so they believe ‘fresh legs’ should be introduced into the political arena.
It could be recalled that on October 31, Buhari had during the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the APC disclosed his intention to expand the ministerial appointments from 36 to an undisclosed number.
The president reportedly allocated one more ministerial slot to Kano and Lagos states; as well as one to each of the six geopolitical zones.
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Already, thirty-six states in the federation have submitted 108 names to President Muhammadu Buhari for appointment as ministers and board members, credible sources told Daily Trust yesterday.
This is coming about 41 days since the president announced his intention to expand his cabinet and make more board appointments to appease aggrieved party members.
Daily Trust findings have shown that each state submitted names of three All Progressive Congress (APC) members to be appointed as ministers or heads of federal agencies.