A former deputy governor of Plateau, Mrs Pauline Tallen, has said that she turned down her ambassadorial nomination in order to be fair to other parts of the state in terms of federal appointments.
Tallen, a former Minister of Science and Technology and Labour Party governorship candidate in Plateau in 2011, made this known in Abuja on Monday.
“I hail from the same local government and tribe with Gov. Simon Lalong. I turned down the nomination because of balancing of appointments; I […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the names of 46 nominees to the Senate as ambassadors.
Some of the names were mentioned by the Senate President Bukola Saraki on the senate floor on Thursday, among whom are Pauline Tallen, Olorunnimbe Mamora, George Oguntade, a former justice of the supreme court, also from Lagos state and Musa Ibeto who was formerly nominated minister before his nomination was withdrawn in 2015.
Mamora, a former speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, was also a […]