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Presidency: Fashola speaks on getting appointment under President Tinubu

September 13, 20233 min read

BREAKING: Fashola Reveals Cryptic Position He Holds In Tinubu's Government

  • Babatunde Fashola, the immediate past minister of works and housing, has said that he currently held an important position in President Bola Tinubu’s administration
  • According to the former governor of Lagos State, his new role under the new administration is that of citizenship, and every Nigerian must also do the same
  • Fashola noted that Nigeria is over 200m in terms of population, and everybody cannot be a minister or head of government agencies and parastatals

Ojo, LagosBabatunde Fashola, the former minister of works and housing, has disclosed that he holds critical positions under the new government headed by President Bola Tinubu.

According to the former government, President Tinubu’s administration is breeding a new generation of leaders, and he did not need a title to play his role as a citizen of Nigeria.

Bola Tinubu/Babatunde Fashola/Lagos State University/LASU/APC
Fashola reveals new role under Tinubu’s administration Photo Credit: Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Babatunde Fashola

Source: Twitter

Fashola speaks on possibility of getting appointment under Tinubu’s administration

According to PM News, the minister made the comment while responding to journalists’ questions at the Lagos State University in Ojo on Tuesday, September 12.

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Fashola was at the institution where he delivered a keynote address for the university’s fifth research and innovation fair.

During the administration of Tinubu as governor of Lagos State, Fashola served as chief of staff. He had made the comment while speaking on his role in the present federal administration and the possibility of him getting an appointment.

Why citizens must play their role under Tinubu, Fashola speaks

He further stressed that President Tinubu only needed a minister from each state, which he had done. Therefore, he would play his role as a citizen.

The former governor added that there are just enough government agencies and parastatals, which not all over 200 million Nigerians can occupy, concluding that not everyone will get government appointments but everyone will have to play their roles as citizens.

His statement reads in part:

“All of us must play our roles as citizens, and a citizen does not need a title to serve.”

“I am glad to see Ambode”: President Tinubu elated as he meets Ambode earlier reported that President Bola Tinubu met with his successors after leaving the office as governor of Lagos State in 2007.

At a reception organized for the President in Marina Lagos, former governor Babajide Fashola, Akinwunmi Ambode, and current governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu were in attendance.

The event was the first of its kind when President Tinubu will be meeting with Ambode and other successors together.


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