By OKECHUKWU PEACE
The ministerial ambitions of human rights lawyer, Femi Falana and Yemi Cardoso may have hit the rocks.
Sources say that efforts by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to foist the two probable ministers on President Muhammadu Buhari was rejected.
According to the report, Tinubu did not have his way in his quest to nominate Mr Yemi Cardoso as a nominee from Lagos state while Osinbajo failed in his move to convince the president to bring on board popular human rights laawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) as a nominee from Ekiti state.
Buhari was said to have ignored the suggestions of Osinbajo and Tinubu based on his believe that Fashola and Fayemi worked commendably during his electioneering campaign.
Fayemi was the chairman of the APC National Convention in Lagos where Buhari emerged as the party’s presidential candidate and was the Director, Directorate of Policy and Strategy of the APC Presidential Campaign Council. On his part, Fashola was chairman of the presidential fundraising committee.