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Ministerial list: Senate urged to drop Abacha’s henchman, General Magashi

Ministerial list: Senate urged to drop Abacha’s henchman, General Magashi

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Nigeria may witness a return to fascism and a relapse to ethnic favoritism if one of the Ministerial candidates emerges as the next Minister of Defense, Apapa Oodua Koya, (AOKOYA) warned in a statement issued on Wednesday. According to the Pan Yoruba group in the statement signed by Col Abimbola Sowunmi (rtd) the selection of General Bashir Magashi as a Ministerial nominee is “a very bad omen for Nigeria.” The group defined him as a ‘notorious ethnic champion who wishes to see Nigeria shaped in the image of his own Fulani hegemony. AOKOYA said the group is in possession of confidential information indicating that Magashir will eventually emerge as the country’s Minister of Defense. “We caution the Senate to look at the background of General Magashi. His records show fascism and n...