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Umahi, Uche Nnaji, El-Rufai, Wike make Tinubu’s 28-person ministerial list
President Bola Tinubu has nominated 28 persons as ministers. The list includes ex-Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufai and ex-Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike.
The list was contained in a letter read by the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, at the plenary on Thursday.
The ministerial list was submitted to the Senate by the president’s Chief of Staff, Femi Gbajabiamila, at about 1:19p.m.
The submission of ministerial nominees is in line with the constitutional provision stipulating that the president has from the date he is sworn in, a 60-day window to appoint ministers.
According to the ministerial list read by the senate president, the nominees include former governors, economists, health experts, lawyers and allies of Mr Tinubu.
Apart from Messrs El-Rufai and Wike, other nominees include the former governorship candidate of APC in Oyo State, Adebayo Adelabu, senior lawyer Lateef Fagbemi, economist Olawale Edun and presidential spokesperson Dele Alake.
President Tinubu asked the Senate to screen and confirm the ministerial nominees.
The nominees are:
Amb Yiusylus Maitama Chuka
Amb Yusuf Maitama Chuka
Barr Hanatu Musawa
Chief Uche Naji
Dr Betta Edu
Dr Doris Ancihe Usoka
Ex-Gov David Umahi
Mohammed Badaru Abubakar
Olubunmi Tunji Ojo
Uju Kenedy Ohaneye
Bello Muhammad Goroyo
Waheed Adebayo Adelabu
Iman Suleiman Ibrahim
Prof Ali Pate
Prof. Joseph Utsev
Senator Abubakar Kyari
Sen John Enoh
Sen Sanni Abubakar Danladi
The Senate President however referred the president’s request to the committee of a whole for consideration.
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