The Director General and National Coordinator of the Bola Tinubu Support Organisation (KUSO), Dr Abubakar of Abdullahi, on Monday, advised President-elect, Bola Tinubu, to appoint Christians to the positions of Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chief of Staff (CoS).
Dr Kuso emphasised that the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in February 25, 2023, Presidential and National Assembly elections presented an opportunity to address the challenges of uniting the country.
He expressed concern over the divisive campaigns sponsored by opposition parties, particularly around the Muslim-Muslim ticket of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Sen. Kashim Shettima, now President-elect and Vice President-elect, respectively.
“Some specific recommendations may be necessary at this point. The offices of Chief of Staff to the President and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) would have to be allocated and reserved for Christians.
“Given that the President and Vice President are both Muslims, no Muslim should aspire for any of these offices. Opportunists may argue that in the past, little consideration was given to religion.
“This kind of lop-sided reality must be corrected as a strategic approach to dousing religious tension in the country.
“With a Muslim President and a Muslim Vice President, it is only logical to appoint Christians as Chief of Staff (CoS) and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) respectively, in other to pacify Christians and create inclusiveness.
“Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu needs to recognise that the Muslim-Muslim ticket he introduced that won the 2023 Presidential election, if not managed to produce the desired outcome of religious inclusivity could further widen the division among Nigerians, which should be avoided.
“A successfully well-managed Muslim-Muslim ticket would make a Christian-Christian ticket viable and possible in the nearest future.
“That is the only way to show Nigerians that the Islamisation agenda that has become a singsong for the opposition is only the hallucinatory proclamation of some individuals and groups,” he noted.
Dr Abdullahi Abubakar also thanked Nigerians for voting APC assuring them “Tinubu will deliver the gains of democracy in all sectors of nation building”.
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