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Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Nominee Rejects Buhari's Offer as NERC Chairman

 President Muhammadu Buhari has got a third rejection from someone he nominated to head the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) 



– Two other Nigerians had recently rejected the president’s offer that they should serve as the country’s diplomats 

– The reason given by Pauline Tallen, one of the former nominees, was the same argument reportedly given by the nominee for NERC. 

It is the third major blow for President Muhammadu Buhari within one weekas another Nigerian has rejected an offer from his government. This time, Professor Akintunde Akinwande has reportedly rejected an offer by the president to serve in the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) as chairman.

This was made obvious by Akinwande’s absence at the Senate session on Tuesday, October 25 when he and his other nominees were to be screened. 

The Nation quoted a source as saying Akinwande turned down the offer based on the alleged fact that he was not consulted before the nomination was made. 

Two other Nigerians, including Pauline Tallen from Plateau state had earlier rejected Buhari’s offer to be Nigeria’s diplomats based on the excuse that there were no adequate consultations.

In the case of Professor Akinwande, he was said to be the only one whose profile and credentials were missing among the seven nominees for the board of NERC. 

While Akinwande was to be the chairman, the other nominees for the board appointment included  Sanusi Garuba (vice chairman), Nathan R Shatti (commissioner), Dr. Moses Arigu (commissioner), Dafe C Akpeneye (commissioner), Prof Frank Okafor(commissioner) and Musiliu O Oseni(commissioner). 

While claiming that Akinwande was doing a project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the reported source added: “We also learnt that enough consultation was not made before the man was nominated. We were informed that the nominee may have turned down his nomination.” 

Following the absence of Akinwande, the chairman of the committee mandated to do the screening informed that the exercise would not continue adding that the board was very important for the boosting of power sector in the country. 

He said: “Regrettably, when members of the committee assembled to screen the nominees made by President Muhammadu Buhari, we were told that the chairman designate was unavoidably absent.


“The Presidential liaison who brought the nominees informed us that the chairman was unavoidably absent.” He noted that the board members were nominated three months ago and wondered why the presidency did not have the knowledge that any of the members would reject the offer. 

“We cannot screen them until we have a formal communication from the presidency,” he said.
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*Looks like they have turned this into a joke..More will reject but it is important that the right people are found for the job....NIGERIA MUST SURVIVE!




37 comments:

Victoria's Heart said...

Is this the norm now?
Nigerians are jokers sha.. make i do because this person do.
If they all reject, the corrupt ones will step in and take over, no time.


Victoria's Heart

abril said...

Now this is getting embarrassing

OliviaSilk said...

Lol.
Stop giving people who don't want it.

Nominate ME OLIVIA SILK! I won't turn you down Sir!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thatigbobabe(Lilyflower) said...

Vuharia and his failed government.

Hahahahahahaha

Niklaus said...

This is what Aisha meant when she said her husband doesn't know most of the people working with him.

Senator said...

Mr Buhari, you see your life? Sometimes I wonder if you ve a standing mirror at home were you look at yourself and think about the kind of life you are living.

Look at how everyone is rejecting you as someone that has been diagnosed of HIV. Old man, Amend your ways!!

Anonymous said...

Very good. I am enjoying this. They don't want to work with buhari let's see if he can do it alone.

Sonia Spence said...

*laughs in Chinese*
Now this is getting really funny.

sisi eko said...

They should have been pre informed him na. Like this man who is working outside the country, they don't expect that he'll just carry his bag and abandon his other assignment without giving his employer ample time for resignation of whatever. Na wa.

SteffySoFynSoFly said...

Kwakwakwakwakwa first time in Nigerian history people are rejecting presidential offer. Who want to be associated with bad news? Pauline tallen has shown them the ropes.





*hangs leg on the cupboard*

Blackberry said...

Heheheee, I won't reject I if they swing it my way mbok!

Keep rejecting!

Miz Cindy said...

Lol..buhari is in soup,these people are just indirectly saying 'your govt is sh*t, and we ain't interested' big ups to all o' dem..



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Anonymous said...

lol. Fear they catch them. if you know you cannot help but steal resources, run now darling, run along! Nigeria will flourish again. the right god fearing people will accept because they know its their destiny to help build this great country.

Kim Kardashian Aka portable queen of sdk blog said...

LMAO
I love this.... Nobody wants to be associated with bad luck

Mrs shantelle said...

Why is everyone rejecting appointments? Loooool. Bubu what have you done?

barbie micheal said...

This administration is a curse, people are realizing it daily.. very soon papa will head every ministry/ portfolio

Anonymous said...

I pray dey nominate my dad :-)

Dietitian Nezz! said...

Dry government

peace maker said...

Good for them

DonMayor said...

Yes, no money to steal again.

Tuscany said...

The right ones are right to reject na.
How can you nominate someone without adequate consultation?

usani osim said...

How else can one distance his/her self from a failing government?

So shameful how Mr president has refuse to see the light

Atheists 2 said...

Yeah. We need a better leader not all these crooks and looters. I'm about two or three generations ahead of some of y'all. When I look back to some pictures from the 70 to 80 you can't tell the difference between the roads and buildings in USA and Nigeria. Yes! I was in U.S. Yes Ambrose Alli was bailed out of jail for 1million, Shehu Shagari almost went to jail!
Yes! We have good roads, clean water, better hospitals, jobs, electricity, retiree were getting paid on time, I graduated right from high school to a judiciary job! We have dreams, good lifestyle, you can drive to anywhere at night without getting harassed, kidnapped, or rob by the police or armed robbers, bad news seldomly happen to people.
But, the last 30 years has been nothing but disappointments and shame. Omg! From Babagidan, Obasanjo to Jonathan. Jonathan and his cabinets have not don't shit but to loots! they've looted the treasury to zeros, they're looting billions in foreign currencies, they've looted all the Dollars, Pounds, and Euros, they are the worst that we've ever had as leaders.
Yes. Changes start now! Corruption and looting is killing our country and we must demand changes for a better Nigeria. Arrests, prosecutes, and jail is the only answer.
Yes. I'm about two or three generations ahead of some of yall, y'all been killing me with some dumb comments. We must fight for our grandchildren, fight for their future! Denied them criminals from ruining our children's future to drain.
Honestly. I don't have nothing to lose, I'm rich! Yes! I said it, both home and abroad. My kids are all grown, and I'm so proud of them, I don't have an advanced education, but my kids are Medical doctors and Pharmacists. Yes. I'm proud of what I have been able to achieved.
I'm an OG! Smart OG! Y'all need to stand up for a better Nigeria. Wake up people.
Changes start now!

reemah said...

This has become a trend. And it's gradually becoming unbecoming. Who then will accept if everyone refuses? It's well with Nigeria o.

PURPLE said...

Na person wey wan kill him career go accept appointment from Buhari goverment na. See how Buhari has killed Fashola's career completely

Become a cam model said...

Become a cam model

morik mills said...

And i will be here reading about him when Bubu will accuse and order for his arrest few months after your dad is nominated,lol

Anonymous said...

With your bad English, who loot your brain?

The General's Wife said...

Exactly!
He should have Bn notified prior to this. Hian!

Anonymous said...

The simple truth is that no one wants to be associated with failure!!

Roseflower said...

This doesn't sound like my Atheist mbok. Please what happened?

Anonymous said...

Well said.

Anonymous said...

Dats cos dey know dey cannot steal money. It's whatever u work for you'd be paid. This is d time to know honest ppl dat love d country

Anonymous said...

Oshey u garit

Anonymous said...

Shut da fuck up.

Anonymous said...

Failure like ur papa

Iphie dearie said...

You know this!
How are we ever going to get the experience if we don't work with them huh?

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