A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Austin Umahi who can be the speedy youthful brother to Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, has rejected an appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Umahi mentioned he believes the job isn’t for him or somebody of his social standing and urged any individual to contact the Ebonyi Governor for the job.
He argued that the appointment ought to have gone to job seekers or retired civil servants.
Naija Information experiences President Buhari appointed Umahi because the Secretary of Income Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Fee(RMAFC) however in an announcement made out there to newsmen in Abakaliki, the politician disclosed that he has rejected the appointment.
Umahi made his stand recognized whereas reacting to the congratulatory messages which have been coming his method following the announcement of the appointment.
He mentioned: “Let me deeply admire every considered one of you that despatched his or her congratulatory message and quite a few requires my appointment because the RAMFC Secretary.
“I’m truthfully humbled by this present of affection, nonetheless, I remorse to tell you that I declined the appointment as a result of it’s at greatest for job seekers or retired civil servants or higher nonetheless anybody who loves the job and secondly, I’m satisfied that at my age and work expertise it’s not unsure that I do know what I would like in life.
“Please if you’re within the place don’t hesitate to strategy our indefatigable Governor to do the needful as a result of so far as I’m involved the place remains to be vacant. Thanks and God bless.”
The Political Play In Ebonyi
Naija Information understands Austin emerged because the senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress(APC) for Ebonyi South however withdrew from the race for Governor Umahi who contested and misplaced within the celebration’s presidential primaries.
INEC nonetheless refused to simply accept Governor Umahi’s candidacy.
The matter went to court docket and the court agreed with INEC that Umahi can’t be the APC candidate.
On Friday, July 222, Justice Fatun Riman, cited Part 115 of the Electoral Act, 2022, and dominated that the governor was not an aspirant and can’t take part within the election or pre-election issues of the All Progressives Congress as regards the Ebonyi South, whose major held on Might 28, 2022.
A contemporary election was ordered to be carried out inside 14 days.