Saturday, October 15, 2011

Economic Management Team: Okonjo-Iweala post divides Presidency

15 October 2011

Strong indications emerged on Friday that the appointment of the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as the head of the nation’s Economic Management Team, is causing disaffection in the Presidency.

Investigations showed that the decision of the President to place a special emphasis on the finance minister as the head of the EMT has resulted in subdued division and tension in the Presidency.

SATURDAY PUNCH gathered on good authority in Abuja that Vice-President Namadi Sambo is troubled by the decision to make Okonjo-Iweala the EMT head.

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