President Muhammadu Buhari has hinted on the possibility of handing a political appointment to the outgoing Edo state Goveror, Adams Oshiomhole.
Buhari made this known during his 2-day visit to the state.
The president in a statement issued on Monday by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Garba Shehu commended Adams Oshiomhole for his good work in Edo State adding that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would find an important national assignment for him as soon as he leaves office.
Buhari while speaking at the new Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II’s Palace was quoted to have said: “It will be a pity to waste his energy by him retiring. I hope there will be a higher assignment for him to do more for the nation.
“I congratulate the governor for his hard work; Oshiomhole is a hard working governor. We will need his services in Abuja.
“Thank you for inviting me, most especially during this time in the country.”
Buhari further added: “You have served two terms and you are about to leave. You deserve a place in history. I hope the APC will look for a place for you because your service for the country is far from over.”