Thursday, 30 April 2015
BUHARI APPOINTS AHMED JODA, 85 YEARS OLD TO HEAD HIS TRANSITION COMMITTEE
President-elect Muhammadu Buhari has short-listed 18 persons across Nigeria’s six geo political zones, who will make up his transition committee ahead of the May 29 handover date. The committee will be headed by Mallam Ahmed Joda.
It will be made up of three persons from each of the six geo-political zones.
Sources told Thisday that the South-west has the highest representation (four persons). The sources also hinted that the shortlist was not decided by Buhari alone, party leader Bola Tinubu also had a major and significant input. Other officials of the committee, according to Thisday sources, are Dr. Doyin Salami, who has been selected as Vice chairman and Malam Adamu Adamu as secretary. Mr. Boss Mustapha, Malam Muhamma. Hayatuddin, Alhaji Abubakar Malami (SAN), Dr. Tam David West, Governor Rotimi Amaechi and Chief John Oyegun are the other members of the