Senator Osita Ngwu Expresses Southeast Senators’ Discomfort with Ministerial Appointments

Introduction: Southeast Senators’ Concerns

Senator Osita Ngwu, representing Enugu West senatorial zone, has voiced the discontent of himself and other southeast senators regarding the allocation of ministerial appointments to the region.

He emphasized their determination to secure more ministerial slots for the Southeast.

Seeking More Ministerial Appointments

Senator Ngwu conveyed his concerns during an interaction with the press in Enugu.

He made it clear that the Southeast senators are resolute in their pursuit of additional ministerial positions for the region.

They believe that President Bola Tinubu has the ability to address their request sensitively.

Commitment to Dialogue

While advocating for a fair distribution of ministerial slots, Senator Ngwu stressed that their approach would be rooted in dialogue rather than confrontation.

The senators aim to achieve their desired objective through peaceful and diplomatic means.

Region’s Quest for Fair Representation

Senator Ngwu highlighted the senators’ shared conviction that the Southeast should no longer be marginalized but treated equitably in terms of ministerial appointments.

He expressed his dismay that while some zones have as many as ten ministers, the Southeast has been allocated only five.

Anticipating Positive Outcomes

Senator Ngwu expressed confidence in the intervention of Senator Godswill Akpabio, who has assured them of taking their concerns to President Bola Tinubu.

The senators eagerly await feedback from the Senate president and remain committed to pursuing justice for the Southeast.

Balancing Constitutional and Sentimental Requirements

Senator Ngwu acknowledged Nigeria’s constitutional framework governing ministerial appointments but also recognized the influence of sentiments in such decisions.

He urged the government to consider both constitutional and sentimental factors, ensuring that all regions feel included and represented.

Conclusion: Southeast Senators Advocate for Equitable Ministerial Allocations

Senator Osita Ngwu and his fellow Southeast senators are resolute in their quest for additional ministerial slots for the region.

They are committed to peaceful dialogue and believe that through a sensitive approach, they can secure a fair representation for the Southeast in the government of President Bola Tinubu.

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