The Democratic People’s Congress (DPC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately swear in his ministers, PM News reports.
The Senate’s President Bukola Saraki and
senators during the screening of the ministerial
Yesterday, October 29, the Nigerian Senate
successfully finished the screening and
confirmation of all 36 ministerial nominations.
According to a statement issued by Olusegun
Peters, the party’s national chairman, on Friday
in Abuja, Nigerians can’t wait longer for the
ministers to assume their duties.
“Since one man cannot be an island, the need for
collective effort and team work in effective
governance cannot be emphasised.
“DPC therefore urges Buhari, in-coming ministers,
and indeed, all public office holders, to imbibe team spirit in carrying out their constitutional duties,”
the statement read in part.
The party stressed that national interest should
supersede partisan politics and personal interest.
According to the DPC, patriotism should be the
watchword in revamping the nation’s economy,
fight against corruption and terrorism.
“It is time to redefine governance and meet the
yearnings of impoverished Nigerians, longing for a
better and secured nation. “The task ahead is
enormous and calls for diligence, perseverance and managerial acumen,”[/img]
the party said.
Finishing its statement, the DPC called on
Nigerians to embrace the party as the “third leg
in the nation’s political tripod” as it “ will at all
times point the way forward in building a great
nation which future generations will be proud
Meanwhile, the presidency has revealed when
President Buhari will administer the oath of
office on his ministers.
An insider who is familiar with the development
[b]The first major official
assignment before Mr President in November is
the inauguration of his cabinet. Arrangements
have already been made for this and this [will] most
likely happen on Wednesday.”
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