President Buhari forwards Ministerial list to Senate

Edwin Akwueh, Abuja

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President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the list of 43 ministerial nominees to the Senate for screening and confirmation for appointment.

The 43 names, as read by the President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan include former Akwa Ibom State governor, Senator Godswill Akpabio; human rights lawyer, Festus Keyamo; Senator Gbemisola Saraki, Rauf Aregbesola, and former Ekiti State governor Adeniyi Adeniyi.

Former ministers who made the list include Lai Mohammed, Chris Ngige, Raji Fashola, Ogbonnaya Onu, Geoffrey Onyeama, Adamu Adamu, Hadi Sirika, Rotimi Amaechi, Muhammad Bello, among others.

Dr. Lawan also announced that the screening exercise would begin on the next legislative day, and that is Wednesday this week.

The list of the Nominees are……

Ikechukwu Ogar  – Abia
Mohammed Musa Bello – Adamawa
Godswill Akpabio – Akwa Ibom
Dr Chris Ngige – Anambra
Sharon Ikeazor – Anambra .
Adamu Adamu – Bauchi
Maryam Katagum – Bauchi
Timipre Sylva – Bayelsa
George Akume – Benue
Mustapha Baba Shehuri – Borno
Godie Jerry Agba – Cross River
Festus Keyamo – Delta
Ogbonnaya Onu – Ebonyi
Osagie Ehinare – Edo
Clement Agba – Edo
Adeniyi Adebayo – Ekiti
Geoffrey Onyeama – Enugu
Ali Pantami – Gombe .
Emeka Nwajuba – Imo
Sulaiman Adamu – Jigawa
Zainab Ahmed – Kaduna

Muhammad Mahmoud -Kaduna
Hadi Sirika – Katsina
Abubakar Malami – Kebbi
Sabo Nanono – Kano
Maj Gen Bashir Saleh (rtd) – Kano
Ramatu Tijani – Kogi
Lai  Mohammed – Kwara
Gbemisola Saraki – Kwara
Adeleke Mamora – Lagos
Babatunde Fashola – Lagos 

Mohammed H. Abdullahi-Nasarawa
Zubairu Dada – Niger
Olamilekan Adegbite – Ogun
Tayo Alasoadura – Ondo
Rauf Aregbesola – Osun
Sunday Dare – Oyo
Paulen Tallen – Plateau
Rotimi Amaechi – Rivers
Mohammed Maigeri Dengaji – Sokoto
Saleh Momoh – Taraba
Abubakar D. Aliyu – Yobe
Sadiya Umar Farouq – Zamfara

 

 

 

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