List Of President Jonathan’s Appointments Shows Ethnic Lopsidedness?


While current president Muhammadu Buhari is not expected to replicate this apparent pattern, and Jonathan is not a candidate ever expected to be imitated, a list of appointments by former president Goodluck Jonathan posted on the web popular Nigerian forum seems to display grave lopsidedness.

GEJ Appointments in the past 5+yrs the north never cried out because it is not in their nature.
The list amongst others goes thus:
1. NIMET – Dr. Anthony Anuforom
2. NNPC – Eng. Andrew Yakubu
3. NIMASA – Patrick Apobolokemi
4. PENCOM – Mrs. Chinelo Anohu Amazu
5. FERMA – Engr. Chukwu Amuchi
6. DPR – Mr. George Osahon
7. Bank Of Industry – Ms. Evelyn Oputu
8. Nigerian Content Dev. Agency – Mr. Ernest Nwanpa
9. Consumer Protection Agency – Mrs Dupe Atoki
10. NCC – Engr. Eugene Juwa
11. NAMA – Engr. Nnamdi Udoh
12. NCAA – Engr. Akikuotu
13. FAAN – Mr. George Uriesi
14. NCAT – Capt. Chinere Kalu
15. SEC – Ms. Aruma Otteh
16. Sovereign Wealth Fund – Uche Orji
17. NAFDAC – Dr Paul Orhil
18. FIIRO – Dr. Mrs. G. N Elemo
19. Maritime Academy Of Nigeria – Oron Joshua Okpo
20. Railway Corporation – Eng. Seyi Sijuwade
21. Nigerian Tourism Dev. Corporation – Mrs. Sally Mbanefo
22. Budget Office Of The Federation – Dr Bright Okogwu
23. NERDC – Prof Godswill Obioma
24. NEXIM – Mr R. R Orya
25. Standard Organization Of Nigeria – Dr Joseph Odumodu
26. Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation – Emeka Nkem Mba
27. Industrial Training Fund – Prof. LongmasWapmuk
28. National University Commission – Prof. Okojie
29. NESREA – Mrs. N.S Benebo
30. MDG Office – Dr. Precious Gbenio
31. Surveyor General Of The Federation – Peter Chigozie
32. Statistician General Of The Federation – Dr. Yemi Kale
33. Accountant General Of The Federation – Mr. Jonah Otunla
34. Auditor General Of The Federation – Samuel Yonongo Ukura
35. National Orientation Agency – Mike Omieri
36. News Agency Of Nigeria – Oluremi Oyo/Mr Ima Niboro
37. NEPC E/S – David I Adelugba
38. NEPZA – Mr. Olugbenga Kuye
39. BPP – Engr Emeka Ezeh
40. NECO – Prof. Promised Okpala/Professor Monday Joshua
41. SURE-P – Gen. Martin Luther-Agwai

4 IGPs – Northerners, only 1 is a southerner
Chief of Defense staff – Alex Badeh
NSA – Sambo Dasuki
All CJNs- Northerners
CJ Federal high Court- Ibrahim Bukar
EFCC Head -Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde
INEC Chairman – Northerner Attahiru Jega
CG Customs –  Abdullahi Dikko
FRCN DG- Alhaji Ladan Salihu

Nigeria’s north which occupies 70% of the country’s land mass is home to 55% of the population according to censuses in 1921, 31, 53 and on.


Nigeria’s new president, Muhammadu Buhari is expected to even out appointments among as many of the nation’s 500+ ethnicities as possible.