OPINION: RE ARARUME: BUHARI’S DEFT MASTERSTROKE
The misleading narratives conveyed in the opinion article entitled, ‘Ararume: Buhari’s Deft Masterstroke,’ published in the October 10, 2021 edition of this medium, need to be corrected. Indeed, the author, Erasmus Ikhide, is at liberty to advertise his acquaintance with praise-singing and image-laundering. However, the dexterity with which he set out to adorn the personality of Senator Ifeanyichukwu Godwin Ararume in borrowed robes deserves no applause.
First, the author’s assertion that “Senator Ifeanyi Ararume’s appointment as the pioneer Chairman of the new Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has been applauded as one of the best by President Muhammadu Buhari since he assumed office over six years ago,” is manifold fallacy.
Similarly, the author’s claim that “Ararume has robust experience in both the private and public sector, which…