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UMAHI REJECTS BUHARI'S APPOINTMENT
Umahi rejects Buhari's appointment
Chief Austin, the he younger brother of Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi, has rejected his appointment as the secretary of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Umahi was one of the three persons appointed by President Buhari into different parastatals on Wednesday by President Buhari.
But in a statement on Thursday, Umahi said he had to decline the appointment because that is not the type of job he is seeking for now.
“This is because it is best for job seekers, retired civil servants or anyone who loves the job.
“I am also convinced that at my age and work experience, it is not in doubt that I know what I want in life.
Anyone interested in the position should not hesitate to approach our indefatigable governor to do the needful. This is because to my knowledge, the position is still vacant,” Umahi said while he appreciating those who congratulated him on the appointment.
I am am honestly humbled by this show of love but regret to inform you that I declined the appointment.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that Umahi won the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary for Ebonyi South Senatorial District held on May 28, 2022.
He was reported to have relinquished his senatorial candidacy to the governor who failed to clinch the party’s presidential ticket
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