Governor Umahi of Ebonyi has threatened to sack any of his aides who insults Buhari
– Umahi also noted that he would sack any appointee who downgrades the achievements of other governors
– The governor had been criticised for his romance with President Buhari
Despite being a governor of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governor David Umahi of he Ebonyi state has vowed to sack any of his aides who insults President Muhammadu Buhari of All Progressives Congress (APC).
Vanguard reports that Umahi also warned that any of his appointees who insults any governor or downplays their achievements would have his or her appointment terminated.
Legit.ng gathered that the governor said this in a statement signed by his special assistant on new media, Francis Nwaze, and made available to newsmen in Abakaliki on Thursday, September 26.
The governor’s aide quoted his principal as saying that anybody who wished to throw unnecessary stone against any of the above mentioned leaders should be ready to leave the administration.
The statement read: “The Ebonyi state governor, David Nweze Umahi, has prohibited any of his political appointees from castigating or abusing the Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari. Doing such to any government or any governor in this country has no value to add to his administration.
“The governor has advised that anyone who wishes to throw unnecessary stone against any of the above mentioned leaders, should, in his or her own best interest, get ready to leave his government as such will attract immediate sacking. Any posting, henceforth, against the president, any governor or government from any of his appointees will attract immediate termination of appointment by him.
He cautioned that any appointee who wanted to castigate the president, his government or any governor, you must leave his government first.
“How does such castigation help the governor’s government?,” he asked.