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Bola Tinubu under pressure over cabinet? What we know now


In a recent statement, Mr. Dele Alake, the Director of Strategic Communication for the All Progressives Congress Campaign Council, refuted claims that President-elect Asiwaju is facing pressure to select his cabinet with only six weeks remaining until his inauguration.

The speculations surrounding Tinubu’s alleged medical trip abroad were refuted by him. According to sources, Tinubu is reportedly keeping a close eye on the current state of affairs in the country and is proactively taking steps to address them.

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According to sources close to him, Tinubu is reportedly in a calm state while working diligently with minimal interruptions in Paris, showing no signs of urgency to return home.

According to his statement, he is currently unwinding in France, away from any potential sources of stress. The individual in question appears to be proceeding at a leisurely pace in pursuit of their objectives. In a statement, he affirmed that despite their absence, they have been closely monitoring the latest news and advancements in the nation.

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Reports of the President-elect’s potential inclusion of opposition party members in his cabinet have sparked a range of emotions among the public.

According to Nicolas Felix, a former presidential aspirant on the APC platform, the tension has increased as he revealed on an Arise TV programme on April 4 that Tinubu plans to select his cabinet and ministers regardless of party affiliations.

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During the campaign rallies in the South-South, Felix served as one of the foot soldiers for the president-elect.

According to a source within the camp of the former Lagos State governor, it has been confirmed that Asiwaju is known to reward loyalty, commitment, and hard work.

According to a source, it would be unusual for Tinubu to exclude individuals such as Senator Chimaroke Nnamani and Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, who reportedly played a role in his triumph, without offering any form of compensation.

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According to a source, former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, and Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, are among those who may have some of their men appointed in the new administration. Makinde, who reportedly delivered his state for the APC in the presidential election, is said to be among those being considered.

Reports have emerged that the president-elect, who is currently in Paris, France, may have begun the process of selecting his ministerial nominees and other cabinet members with the assistance of his trusted aides and close allies. This development comes amidst growing anticipation for the president-elect’s official cabinet announcement.

According to sources, notable figures collaborating with Abode include the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, Alake, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Ajuri Ngelale, Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, and select members of the APC PCC.

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Keyamo advocates for Tinubu’s inclusion.
In response to inquiries regarding Tinubu’s purported intention to involve non-card carrying members of the party, Festus Keyamo, the chief spokesperson for the APC Presidential Campaign Council, stated that it is Tinubu’s right to determine whom he chooses to appoint to his team.

The individual declined to provide confirmation or denial on the matter. As the President-elect vowed to prioritise competence, it is unsurprising that he would cast a wide net in his search for capable individuals. The individual declined to provide a definitive confirmation or denial on the matter. According to the President-elect, it is entirely within their authority to make the decision.

When asked about the possible reaction of the APC leadership in the event that Tinubu appoints individuals who are not members of the party, Keyamo declined to speculate, stating that he cannot engage in conjecture at this time. According to sources, the decision ultimately lies with the President-elect and is subject to their discretion. The individual expressed their intention to maintain the current state of affairs.

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According to sources, members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have been deemed competent.
In an interview with our correspondent, the Director of Publicity for the APC, Bala Ibrahim, expressed confidence that the president-elect’s intentions had been misunderstood.

In a recent statement, he cautioned against the appointment of cabinet members from outside the APC, stating that it could send a negative message about the party’s competence.

The individual inquired whether the APC lacks capable individuals. Speculations have arisen that the president-elect may be considering individuals from the opposition party to join his government, following his recent mention of a “government of national competence.” The accuracy of their approach may be in question. Comparing the APC to incompetence is a statement that carries significant weight. The statement provided is deemed inaccurate. According to sources, the APC is said to be comprised of a number of highly skilled individuals.


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