“That is the primary time since 1999 that each the workplace of the president and that of the vice chairman are occupied by individuals of the identical religion (Muslim). We’re among the many Christians that stood out the bottom and supported the Muslim-Muslim tickets.
The Concern Christians of Nigeria in Kaduna State has pleaded with the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, to order the slots for the Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation (SGF) and the Chief of Employees to the President, for Christians within the forthcoming administration.
The group argued that because the President-elect and Vice President-elect have been Muslims, the 2 positions ought to go to Christians for the sake of equity, fairness, and justice.
A press release by the Chief of the group, Rt. Hon. John Audu-Kwaturu, titled, ‘Presidential Election: Christian Group Duties Tinubu on Inclusive, Equitable Appointments,’ issued in Kaduna, defined that the subsequent political dispensation below the Tinubu authorities must be extra inclusive, and equitable when it comes to appointment such that Christians would have a way of belonging within the nation.
The group mentioned doing so would dowse the present stress following the outcry which greeted the Muslim-Muslim ticket of the Tinubu Presidency.
“The presidency must be inclusive and truthful. It’s not information in Nigeria that the president-elect His Excellency Bola Ahmed Tinubu along with his vice His Excellency Kashim Shattima the vice President-elect are each from the identical religion which has stirred a lot uproar throughout the political house in Nigeria.
“That is the primary time since 1999 that each the workplace of the president and that of the vice chairman are occupied by individuals of the identical religion (Muslim). We’re among the many Christians that stood out the bottom and supported the Muslim-Muslim tickets. Thus, the Christian communities are calling for equity when it comes to appointments into key positions within the incoming authorities.
“For the reason that workplace of the president and that of the vice President is Muslim Muslim then the workplace of the Chief of Employees to the president and that of the S.G.F also needs to be Christian Christian in order that the Christian communities is not going to say that the Presidency is being Islamized. This may present inclusion within the incoming authorities and it’ll additionally ease the current stress bedeviling our nation.
“We recognize the president-elect for his sort gesture, we may also wish to remind the president-elect how his appointment within the marketing campaign council from the director normal of the marketing campaign council to the secretary went an extended approach to ease the strain of the Muslim Muslim tickets.
“We name on Mr president-elect to make use of his sensible concepts to stability up. As we’ll proceed to wish for him and in addition to assist him,” they mentioned