1) You have all heard this accusation: that PMB is a sectional leader.
You have heard that his appointments are skewed to the North. We decided to find out how true this is and the results are shocking.
Let us embark on this Voyage of discovery:
This institution is the Federal Character Commission (federalcharacter.gov.ng).
a. The North-West zone in fact has 7 States, the South-East zone has 5 states. The remaining 4 zones have 6 States each.
b. When the figures are analysed, the SouthWest with 96 appointments, with SouthEast the Lowest,
The Northeast has an average of 11,
The winner in the pack is the SouthWest with an average of 16 per state.
c. Can we then conclude that the President has been sectional in his appointments? The answer is NO!
Delta - 388
Imo - 272
Edo - 224
Ogun - 206
Akwa Ibom - 203 respectively.
The States with the least number of staff:
Niger - 46
Borno - 41
Nasarawa - 41
Bauchi - 35
Katsina - 30
Jigawa - 24
FCT - 12