Tinubu Nominates Kebbi Governor Into Transition Committee
Nigeria President Elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has nominated two persons into the Presidential Transition Council (PTC). Two slots were reserved for the president-elect in the transition council President Muhammadu Buhari set up before the elections.
On Tuesday, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTC, Boss Mustapha, disclosed that Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, and a former Commissioner for Finance in Lagos State, Chief Olawale Edun, had been nominated as members of the council.
Mustapha assured that the transition process was on course and that all efforts were being made to ensure that there would be peaceful transfer of power to the new President.
Speaking at the first interface between the PTC and the media since its inauguration by Buhari, Mustapha said since the inauguration, the council has met four times, adding that the 5th held on Tuesday.
“This process of interface is necessary so as to keep Nigerians abreast of developments, build inclusiveness and lay a solid foundation for peaceful transition of power in our country. The Presidential Transition Council which was inaugurated on 14th February 2023 is made up of 24 members which includes two persons from the President-Elect’s team.”
“After the declaration of, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the President-Elect, the PTC requested him to nominate his representatives on the council as provided in the Executive Order. The President-elect nominated Atiku Bagudu, the Governor of Kebbi State and Chief Olawale Edun,” Mustapha said.
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