Tinubu nominates ex-govs El-Rufai, Wike, Umahi, others for ministerial appointments


Photo: President Bola Tinubu 

Tinubu nominates ex-govs El-Rufai, Wike, Umahi, others for ministerial appointments 

The list, comprising 28 nominees, is contained in a letter read by Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, at the plenary on Thursday.

It was presented to the Senate President in the afternoon by the President’s Chief of Staff and former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.

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The ministerial nominees are: Former Kaduna State Governor State, Nasiru El-Rufai, his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike and renowned medical doctor, Ali Pate.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Women Leader, Mrs. Betta Edu; immediate past Cross River State Governor, Sen Ben Ayade; and Special Adviser on Media, Strategy and Special Duties to the President, Dele Alake, also met the list.

Others are Mr. Mohammad Idris, Publisher of Blueprint Newspaper, legal luminary, Lateef Fagbemi (SAN); an economist Olawale Edun; banker Adebayo Adelabu; and former Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi.

See the ministerial list sent by the President below:

Abubakar Momoh

Amb. Yusuf Maitama Tukur

Arc. Ahmad Dangiwa

Barr. Hanatu Musawa

Chief Uche Nnaji

Dr. Betta Edu

Dr. Doris Ujoka

HE David Umahi

HE Nyesome Wike

HE Mohammed Badaru Abubakar

HE Nasiru El-Rufai

Rt. Hon. Ekperikpe Ekpo

Hon. Nkiru Onyejiocha

Hon Olubunmi Tunji Ojo

Hon Stella Okojete

Hon. Ojo Kennedy Ohanenye

Mr. Bello Mohammad Goronyo

Mr. Dele Alake

Mr. Lateef Fagbemi

Mr. Mohammad Idris

Mr. Olawale Edu

Mr. Waheed Adabayo Adelabu

Mrs. Iman Suleiman Ibrahim

Prof. Ali Pate

Pro. Joseph Userv

Sen. Abubakar Kyari

Sen. John Eno

Sen. Sani Abubakar Danladi.

Akpabio said the list was not exhaustive as more names will be sent by the President later.

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