By CrossRiverWatch Admin
Barrister Mary Ekpere, counsel to the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari has called the Minister for Niger Delta Affairs Pastor Usani Usani a blatant liar for claiming he influenced the appointment of Dr. Bassey Ejue as the Provost of the Federal College of Education, Obudu.
Ekpere, the estranged wife to the national vice chairman south south, of the All Progressives Congress, Hilliard Etta took to her Facebook wall Sunday to vent her frustrations.
“Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, Minister of Niger Delta is a blatant liar. I challenge him to prove with evidence how he facilitated and influenced the appointment of Dr. Ejue Bassey as the provost of College of Education, Obudu.
It is unbecoming of a man that calls himself a pastor to call a meeting of stakeholders and elders to furnish them with lies. The only role Usani Usani played was to instigate his lackey to lead a protest to scuttle our success, which is his usual destructive character” Ekpere posted at about 4:50 AM Sunday morning.
As at press time, it was still unclear to CrossRiverWatch where Usani allegedly made the statement as efforts to get the minister’s comments were still futile at the time of filing this report. Several calls from this reporter to his phones were not taken.
However, the Special Assistant to President Buhari on Prosecution, Barrister Okoi Obono-Obla Sunday took to Facebook to heap praises on Barrister Ekpere for influencing Dr. Ejue’s appointment.
“Many thanks to Barrister Mrs Mary Ekpere Etta for working so hard using her vast network to influence the appointment of Dr. Bassey Ejue, as Provost, Federal College of Education, Obudu, Cross River State. Congratulations to Dr. Bassey Ejue, my class mate in Mary Knoll College, Okuku, Cross River State!” Obla posted Sunday at about 9:13 AM.
CrossRiverWatch had recently reported the approval by President Muhammadu Buhari of the appointment of Dr. James Ejue as the new provost of the Federal College of Education Obudu. Until his appointment, Ejue was the provost of the state owned and operated College of Education Akamkpa.
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