Sentiments in Key political appointments


Nsisong James

In a Press statement from the State house, PMB has just appointed another northerner into a key position in the country. The appointment which was announced in a Press release in the early hours of today have it that Mr. Yusuf Magaji Bichi has just been appointed DG DSS



President Muhammadu Buhari has approved with effect from the 14th of September, the appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi (fwc), as the new Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS).”

Many Nigerians have expressed bitterness over what they called political tribalism that is found in Buhari’s government. Yusuf Magaji Bichi who retired from service Six months ago was called back to replace Matthew B. Seiyefa from Bayelsa State who was the acting and rightful person after the sack of Lawal Daura.

“Buhari should have allowed Matthew B. Seiyefa act as DG DSS till after elections before appointing Yusuf Magaji Bichi. A very wrong move “Politically”!” – Opeyemi Babalola

“The new Director of SSS just appointed by Buhari had finished his term and retired about 6 months ago. The next most qualified people are all from Southerner Nigeria – a guy from Delta & a woman. Because of tribalism, Buhari went to bring him back from retirement” – Samuel

Other numerous negative response are all over twitter over the Buhari’s choice of appointing northerners in his government.

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