Northern Elders Forum accuses Buhari of marginalizing the region

Northern Elders Forum

In appointments and capital projects

Northern Elders forum has Accused President Buhari of Short Changing the north three Geo Political Zones in the appointment of ministers and the allocation of capital projects in the 2016 budget.

The forum spokesman, Professor Ango Abdullahi, speaking on a radio programme in Kaduna, said Buhari has disappointed the north, who voted massively for him in the 2015 presidential poll.

Abdullahi said Buhari change agenda was not the type of change the north expected from his administration.

For instance, the forum spokesman said in the 2016 budget, north east zone was allocated only Three Percent of Capital Vote, North  west (Nine Percent) and 19 Percent for the North Central Zone.

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