The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, Mr. Clement Faboyede, on Friday described the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint the Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chief of Staff almost two months after he assumed office as sacrilegious.
Faboyede spoke during a courtesy call by the PDP leaders in the state on the Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi.
According to him, Buhari’s failure to appoint the two key officials demonstrates his lack of adequate preparation to govern the country.
Faboyede, however, said that no fewer than eight aspirants had shown interest in the PDP ticket for the state governorship election holding next year.
“The selection of our party’s candidate will be through due process; there won’t be imposition of candidate,” he said.
While congratulating the monarch on his installation as the new Deji of Akure, the former Commissioner for Rural Development and Cooperatives said the party would support him in his bid to develop the city.
In his response, Oba Aladelusi, who spoke through the Asamo of Akure, High Chief Rotimi Olusanya, praised the Ondo State Government for executing many developmental projects in the city.
He, however, urged the state government to fix many of the township roads that needed attention.
Meanwhile, the Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District, Mao Ohuabunwa, blamed the crisis rocking the National Assembly on the failure of the All Progressives Congress to manage its internal squabble.
Ohuabunwa, who spoke in an interview with journalists on Friday in Umuahia, asked the APC to put its house in order because “Nigerians are running out of patience.”
He, however, advised those seeking the removal of Ike Ekweremadu as the Deputy Senate President to “stop living in the past.”
On the alleged marginalisation of Ndigbo by Buhari on his appointments so far, the senator said it was too early to pass a judgement on the President as he had yet to constitute his cabinet.
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