President Muhammadu Buhari had in two separate letters dated March 20 and August 12, 2020, nominated Agara, a former deputy governor of Nasarawa State, to move the NPC.
The letter by the President additionally contained names of people, who will function members of the fee for 5 years as stipulated by federal character.
Silas Ali AgaraOthers really helpful alongside Agara are Muhammed Chuso A. Dottijo, member from Sokoto; Alhaji Razaq Gidado, member from Kwara; Ibrahim Mohammed, member from Bauchi; Joseph Kwai Shazin, member from FCT; Engineer Bala Almu Banya, member from Katsina; and Mrs Bimbola Salu-Hundeyin, member from Lagos.
The positions to which appointments are to be made embrace the workplace of the Chairman from Nassarawa State, 4 new commissioners representing Sokoto, Kwara, Bauchi and the FCT, in addition to the renewal of the appointment of others, one of many letters by the President reads.
However in one other letter dated August 21, Isa, an Hausa-Fulani additionally from Nasarawa State, was named as NPC Chairman whereas Agara was downgraded to a member of the fee.
SaharaReporters had completely reported how some officers inside the Nigerian Authorities weren’t contented with Agaras nomination being a Christian. See AdditionallyPoliticsNigerian Government Officials Plot To Replace Christian Nominated For Chairmanship Of National Population Commission With Muslim
A authorities supply confirmed to SaharaReporters that Abdullahi Sule is amongst high Northern Muslims, who labored towards a Christian being appointed to move the fee.
Governor of Nassarawa and Chief of Employees instructed Buhari to not handover NPC to a Christian, the supply mentioned.