President Bola Tinubu has sent names of another 19 ministerial nominees to the national assembly.
The new ministerial nominees include: Ahmed Tijani, Dr Isiaka Salako, Dr Tunji Alausa, Tanko Sunisi, Atiku Bagudu, Bello Metawalle, Ibrahim Gaidam, Simon Lalong, Lola Ade John, Prince Abubbakar Audu, Senator Sabi Abdullahi, Alkali Samani, Senator Henekeins Lokpobori, and Gboyega Oyetola.
Five of the new ministerial nominees are former governors — Oyetola (Osun), Lalong (Plateau), Matawalle (Zamfara) and Gaidam (Yobe).
Senate President Godswill Akpabio read the Presidential communication at plenary on Wednesday, August 2nd.
Chief of Staff to the President, Femi Gbajabiamila, brought in the communication from the President during plenary while a ministerial nominee, Lateef Fagbemi, was being screened on Wednesday, August 2, 2023.The President had on Thursday, July 27, 2023 nominated 28 ministers.
The 28 ministerial nominees who had been screened on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday are:
Bello Mohammed Goroyo
Sani Abubakar Danladi