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Jonathan urges character commission to be diligent

2015-04-29 20:28
Nigerian President and presidential candidate of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) Goodluck Jonathan waves to supporters during a rally in Maiduguri on January 24, 2015. Boko Haram fighters have killed 15 villagers near Maiduguri, the epicen ~ TUNJI OMIRIN

Lagos - President Goodluck Jonathan has urged the Federal Character Commission to be diligent in its duty as it has not been visible lately.

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Jonathan was speaking shortly after he swore in Ambassador Toye Olofintuyi as Commissioner in the Federal Civil Service Commission and Ambassador Abudullahi Shinkafi as Commissioner, Federal Character Commission.

Jonathan however stated that the absence of a chairman might be the cause of the commission's inactivity.

He promised to appoint a chairman to the commission as soon as possible.

He urged the commission however to continue working towards national unity.

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