Senator Shehu Sani, (APC, Kaduna Central) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to step down from his position as Minister of Petroleum Resources and appoint someone else.
The Senator who made the call in a statement on Thursday, said because of the demands of the presidential office, Mr. Buhari has limited time to control the oil industry.
“President Buhari should disengage from being a Petroleum Minister and appoint a substantive minister whom the nation can hold accountable to the happenings in the nation oil industry,” he said.
“The President position as a minister can drag him into issues in the oil sector of which he has limited time to attend to. A broom immersed in oil cannot sweep clean.”
The call is coming amid a contract scandal that involving the NNPC.