Fact-check: 81 of Buhari’s 100 appointees are Northerners

by | November 1, 2017 5:02 pm



When President Muhammadu Buhari made his first set of appointments in July 2015, not a few Nigerians saw the appointments as divisive and heavily tilted in favour of the North and against the South. Indeed, many pointed out that the appointments violated the Federal Character Principle. To be clear, section 13, subsection (3) of the…

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