Kalu’s Aide Extols Buhari On Amina Mohammed

Dr. Orji Kalu
Ahead of
the screening and approval of ministerial nominees by the Senate, Special
Adviser to eminent businessman, Dr. Orji Kalu, Prince Kunle Oyewumi has
commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the nomination of   Special
Adviser on Post -2015 Development Planning to United Nations Secretary General,
Ban Kin- Moon, Alhaja Amina Mohammed as a member of the Federal Executive
Council, noting that her character and profile is a testament to her commitment
to good governance and the Nigeria project.

to Oyewumi, who was one-time Special Adviser on Millennium Developments Goals
(MDGS) to Oyo State Government, Amina Mohammed is a seasoned development
expert, stressing that she will bring to bear her vast cross-border
administrative experiences to any portfolio assigned to her by the President.

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In a
statement made available to the media on Sunday, Oyewumi said, “the choice of
Amina Mohammed did not come as a surprise to many of us who had worked with her
closely when she held sway as the Presidential Adviser o MDGs. She is a
thoroughbred professional and philanthropist who is committed to a just and
equitable society anchored on probity, transparency and accountability. Mrs
Mohammed has a proven track record beyond the shores of Nigeria having served
in different positions locally and internationally.
her tenure as SSAP MDGs, she demonstrated her capability as she adopted
pragmatic strategies and executed pro- poor projects that impacted lives
positively. She designed a workable framework for the execution of poverty
reduction initiatives including the Conditional Grants Scheme (CGS), Quick Win
projects among others using the Debt Relief Grants (DRGs). There is no doubt
that with her impressive profile and proven track record, she will be a great
asset to the federal cabinet”.
called on State governors to emulate President Buhari by appointing credible
people into various positions adding that gender balance must be ensured in all
government appointments.
former Oyo State government official while wishing the ministerial nominee
continued success in her career, called on the national assembly to disregard
politically motivated petitions against the person of Amina Mohammed.  


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