Diverse reactions have trailed the ministerial list sent by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Senate as read out on Tuesday.
Reacting to Buhari’s picks, some Nigerians on social media expressed surprise, while others said the list was a settlement to old politicians.
Here are some reactions gathered by DAILY POST from Twitter:
@TomUdenwa, ”The joy of President Buhari’s Ministerial list are not those who returned or those who made it, it is the litany of id***ts that have been shown the exit”.
@AdeBanqie, ”Festus Keyamo makes Buhari’s list of ministerial nominees. Fantastic stuff. Buhari surprised me here.”
@ladoskyabays, “Seeing the new list of Ministerial nominees, IELTS on my mind After 50 something days plus. Thank God Dalong no dey sha.”
@awelist, ”With the names that are supposedly making this ministerial list ehn, e don be for Naija.”
@idakwomichael, ”Payback time for selling out their conscience for a morsel.
Ministerial list was and is a waste of time”.
@EduWaltzChuka, ”A lot of people are complaining there’s no Technocrat in the Ministerial list President Muhammadu Buhari submitted to the National assembly. You guys are being myopic with the truth. The list is made up of technocrats, majority of those technocrats are political technocrat.”
@hbkwara, ”I don’t actually know if Buhari is ready to change Nigeria for better with the calibre of these old & tired politicians without patriotism.”
@g7tagged, ”Glad Mamora, Keyamo, Sunday Dare, Sharon ikeazor n maybe Aregbesola(his hard headedness attitude towards his failed ed. Reform in osun should be dropped at home) made the list. Gbems saraki not a bad choice”.
@dondekojo, ”Really, it’s just an assembly of old politicians. Ministerial list just came in.”
@i_amtemmy, ”With the Ministerial list out and seeing the usual suspects, I gave up on the next four years. I thought @MBuhari will want to redeem his image in the next four years.”
@BasilBlaze, ”Our ministerial list is a compensation list not people ready to serve Nigeria, people like Akpabio on list.”
@abiolaggv, “And trouble continue for the Nation.Political party ministerial list, Welldone baba. Thank you for wasting our time again.”
@GhenhisKhan, ”Someone here was arguing with me some days ago when I said @SenatorAkpabio would make ministerial list and will be given the Ministry of Niger Delta affairs. Sebi una don see him name for the list abi ? That court case wey e de do na to remain in the news and nothing more.”
@gombe__dopest, ”Great News! One of ours @DrIsaPantami made it to the Ministerial list which have been received by the #NASS. This is a very credible & remarkable recognition for the people of Gombe state. We hope that God Almighty will grant us the very best. Gombawa, your prayers are needed.”
@Hamson_Skillz, ”Lai Muhammed, Chris Ngige and Ogbonaya Onu making the ministerial list again remind me of a certain club called Arsenal who ain’t ready to dump backdrops like Mustafi, Ozil etc.Such a sad situation.”
@yemi_adebowale, ”Again, after several days in office Buhari’s ministerial list appears with names of politicians based on compensation and not merit.Next level will be worse.”
@Gentodoemscuxin, ”The beautiful thing about this Ministerial list is that the nominees are people WELL KNOWN to Buhari. Whatever we see or get from them is Buhari’s true reflection – his character. Finally, we hope there won’t be room for any blames again.