Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday defended his recent appointments criticised by many Nigerians as lopsided, reports Daily Trust
The President said he nominated people he could trust and who had worked with him for years.
Buhari in an interview with the BBC Hausa Service on Tuesday, said the Constitution allows him full control over the choice of his closest officials.
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He stated that the appointments also served as reward for those who remained loyal to him for years and who refused to be lured by power or material wealth.
This is Buhari's first direct response to the controversy generated by his first round of appointments.
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