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Group gives El-Rufai 48 hours to sack aide

03 September 2015, 20:42

Kaduna - The Centrum Initiative for Development and Fundamental Rights Initiative has called out on Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai to sack his Special Advisor on Investment Promotion, Jimmy Lawal, Punch reported.

The group has given the governor a 48-hour ultimatum to sack his aide as they allege he is a wanted man in the United States.

The governor has been warned of a mass protest from civil society organisations if the aide is not removed expressed Executive Director of CEDRA, Dr John Danfulani during a press conference in Kaduna.

Also read: El-Rufai fires 23 council chairmen

The group also questioned how El-Rufai appointed a man with an alleged criminal record as hi aide.

Danfulani further expressed that they will formally petition the government and if there is no response, they will unfortunately embaark on a mass protest.

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