Former Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Selcap Dalung did not make it to the yet-to-take-off Cabinet of President Mohammadu Buhari.
A woman, Pauline Tallen took the Plateau State slot.
Though news of Dalung not making the list has been trending on twitter, not a few Nigerians are happy he didn’t get the appointment.
Dalung, who hails from Plateau State, had boasted in June 2019 that
Speaking with The PUNCH last month, he said, “No, there is nobody
But when the ministerial list was out earlier today, his name was missing.
Dalung, 54, started his political Career as a Personal Assistant to Chief Solomon Lar,
“Dalung must have stepped on toes in the party and the state chapter
A former Minister of State for Science and Technology, Pauline Tallen, was among chieftains of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party [PDP]
Tallen, who started her political journey as a Local
Recall Tallen’s name was among the 46 non-career
She rejected the nomination.
Her reasons? She said she needed time to take care of her ailing husband.
Her statement in part reads:
“I appreciate President Muhammadu Buhari for counting me worthy to serve Nigeria in the capacity of an ambassador. However, I have to let it