Buhari’s new men: Lokpobiri, Ocholi, Abubakar

October 14, 2015 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ NEWS and Gossip


Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday, uncovered the second clump of clerical chosen people, even as the screening of the prior candidates sent by President Muhammadu Buhari a fortnight back, hailed off.

The crisp rundown containing 16 names was submitted to the Senate on Monday evening by the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari amid entire.

Not at all like the first rundown which had numerous old breed and reused legislators, the new rundown is to a great extent made up of moderately crisp confronts the greater part of who are technocrats and experts.

Those on the new rundown incorporate Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim, Claudius Omoleye Daramola, Professor Anthony Anwuka, Geoffrey Onyeama, Brig. Gen. MM Dan-Ali (Rtd), James E. Ocholi, Zainab Shasuna Ahmed and Okechuku Enelamah.

Others are Muhammadu Bello, Mustapha Baba Shehuri, Aisha Abubakar, Heineken Lokpobiri, Adamu, Professor Isaac Adewole, Pastor Usani Uguru and Abubakar Bwari Bawa.

Obviously lost were the names of Col. Olagunsoye Oyinlola and Chief Festus Odimegwu. In the most recent couple of weeks, both names had turned into a web sensation as a feature of President Buhari’s favored clerical hopefuls.

The crisp rundown has not created any negative responses neither has it turned into a web sensation on online networking systems. Essentially, the names on the new rundown have not overwhelmed the political space dissimilar to the prior names as of now being screened.

Eyewitnesses have praised President Buhari, saying the new rundown is in accordance with his quite touted change. They said the new records is a sharp takeoff from the very commonplace “noisemakers” paraded in the prior rundown which has no less than five previous governors, some old pastors among other old detachments who had commanded the countries political scene for a considerable length of time.

The screening activity of the initial ten chosen people finished at around 5.10pm and sitting deferred till today.Meanwhile, the Senate has clarified why previous legislative leader of Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi couldn’t be screened nearby with different candidates. Instructions columnists after the Senate suspended, director of the adhoc advisory group on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Dino Melaye, said the panel’s suggestions on Ethics and Public Petitions will be embraced amid whole today after which Amaechi will be cleared for screening.