According to Ogunlewe “The Ministers Don’t Have Any Responsibility To Nigerians, They Are Working For Mr President”

According to Ogunlewe "The Ministers Don't Have Any Responsibility To Nigerians, They Are Working For Mr President"

Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, a former minister of works, has highlighted that ministers function under the pressure and influence of the president who nominated them because they are unelected officials without a direct mandate from the people. Since the President is ultimately in charge of appointing them, he maintained that the President should be the one being evaluated for their work. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

He cautioned against allowing ministers to take a leading role in formulating policies for the party, as this could lead to a deviation from the party’s goals. Instead, he stressed that it is the President’s role to define the scope of ministers’ responsibilities, ensuring that they align with the overall objectives of the administration.

He said in an interview with Arise TV, ”The ministers are not elected, the ministers have no mandate of the people. They are under the pressure of Mr. President, it’s the President we should assess because he appointed them. The ministers don’t have any responsibility to Nigerians, they are working for Mr. President. So the President should not allow them to formulate policy for the party because it’s going to derail us. Because they will be so much influenced by the civil servants. Have been there before. Civil servants are too powerful at the federal level. It is for the President to determine what the ministers must do, not the ministers to determine why the President must do it.” CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

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