Senate confirms Buhari’s ministerial nominees

THE Senate has confirmed the appointment of seven ministerial nominees forwarded to it by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The President forwarded the names of the nominees to the Senate for confirmation on June 21.


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    The nominees who were confirmed after screening on Wednesday are Henry Ikoh (Abia), Umana Okon Umana (Akwa Ibom), Ekuma Joseph (Ebonyi), Goodluck Nana Obia (Imo), Umar Ibrahim Yakub (Kano), Ademola Adewole Adegorioye (Ondo) and Odo Udi (Rivers).

    The new ministers will replace Rotimi Amaechi, Godswill Akpabio, Ogbonnaya Onu, Emeka Nwajiuba, Uche Ogah and other members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) that resigned to contest elective positions.

    Buhari had on May 11 ordered all ministers who indicated interest to seek elective positions in the 2023 general elections to resign.

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