El Rufai to critics: Go and die if you’re not happy over my appointees
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State yesterday lambasted his critics who accused him of
lopsidedness in political appointments since he assumed
El-Rufai while answering questions at the 4th Town Hall
meeting in Kaduna Central, said he could not give
appointments to persons who did not vote for him during
the governorship election, adding that anyone not happy
with the situation should go and commit suicide.
Recall that El Rufai has been criticised for appointing his
close friends, family members and non-indigenes into
top positions in the state.
The former FCT Minister was also accused of
recommending his cousin, Hadiza Shamsudeen, as a
ministerial nominee in Buhari’s government.
made, you can go and climb Kufena mountain, fall and
“It was what you voted for that you got, because we are
aware that there are people who did not vote for us, in
fact, they worked against us.
“But now they claim to be APC members and loyal to the
party. We know such people. And so there is no way they
would expect anything from us.”
Earlier, Governor El-Rufai unveiled a new logo of Kaduna
state saying, henceforth the state will now use its own
coat of arms.
“As a reflection of our confidence in the future of Kaduna
State, we are today unveiling a new State Logo.