Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe from Abia State has recently sponsored a controversial bill on the Senate house called the Armed Forces Bill which seeks to set up an Armed Forces Service Commission which will have the Sole power to vet and recommend service men eligible for appointment as head of service chiefs.
Below is the controversial bill passed by Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe.
” The Bill Seeks To Set up an Armed Forces Service Commission which will have the Sole power to Vet And recommend Service men eligible for appointment as head of service chiefs. This Bill will remove the power to do this from the president. The Commission also has the power to compose, appoint or terminate the appointment of Service Chiefs Of All Arm bearing forces in Nigeria.”
According to the Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe he said that the bill is to help checkmate nepotism and favoritism, favour people because they have some top political godfathers. In the selection and choosing of the chief of Armed Forces so that no region is being sidelined.
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You know in Nigeria top political godfathers do things to favour their godsons and relations.
Dr Abdullahi Bolaji Of The National Democratic Front has blasted Senator Abaribe bill claiming that the Bill is direct ploy to reduce the power of the President and disintegrate Nigeria.
Dr Abdullahi stated that
“Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe Is A well Known IPOB Sympathizer that the armed forces Bill he is sponsoring is aimed at fulfilling the dream of his Protege Nnamdi Kanu.”