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Majority of Ministry of Agriculture high officials are political apointees

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Of the 27 (one in each state) Superintendencies of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply ( which are responsible for the inspection and inspection of herds and crops in the state, at least 19 are headed by political apointees, revealed today the newspaper O Estado de São Paulo. Ten of them are officials indicated by President Temer’s party (PMDB), followed by PP (4), PR and PSDB (2) and PTB (1).
In a “quick response” to the scandal, Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi exonerated superintendents Gil Bueno de Magalhães  (State of Paraná) and Júlio César Carneiro, (State if Goiás), respectively appointed by the PP and the PTB, who acted in both states. It is in the process of choosing the substitutes. “It will be my indication. Not politics, “he said.
The  Goiás exonerated superintendent was appointed in 2015 in the administration of then-minister Kátia Abreu, in the Dilma Rousseff’s administration. In the case of Paraná’s, the appointment was signed by Maggi, at the request of the PP. The list of sponsors includes 12 nominated by the Temer government, six by the Dilma administration and one by former president Lula.