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Senate unveils ministerial list

The Senate is currently in an emergency closed session, a few minutes after the plenary was declared open by the President of the Senate,  Ahmed Lawan.

The executive session may not be unconnected with the ministerial nominees’ list which the President has reportedly sent to the Senate.

Among those who made the list are Rotimi Amaechi, Gbemisola Saraki, Niyi Adebayo, Olorunnibe Mamora, Festus Keyamo, Lai Mohammed.

Lawan also announced that the screening commences on Wednesday.

  1. Abia – Uchechukwu Samson Ogah
  2. Adamawa – Mohammed musa Bello
  3. Akwa Ibom – God’swill Akpabio
  4. Anambra – Dr Chris Ngige
  5. Anambra – sharon Ikeazu
  6. Bauchi – Adamu Adamu
  7. Bauchi – Ambassador Mariam Kategu
  8. Bayelsa – Timipre Sylvia
  9. Benue – George Akume
  10. Borno – Mustapha Baba Shehuri
  11. Cross River – Goddi Jeddi Agba
  12. Delta – Festus Keyamo
  13. Ebonyi – Ogbonnaya Onu
  14. Edo – Osagie Ehanire
  15. Edo – Clement Agba
  16. Ekiti – Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo
  17. Enugu – Geoffrey Onyema
  18. Gombe – Isa Ibrahim Patami
  19. Imo – Emeka Nwajiuba
  20. Jigawa – Sulieman Adamu
  21. Kaduna – Zainab Ahmed
  22. Kaduna – Mohammed Mahmud
  23. Kano – Sabo Nanono
  24. Kano – Major Bashir Sani
  25. Katsina – Hadi Serika
  26. Kebbi – Abubakar Malami
  27. Kogi – Ramatu Tijani
  28. Kwara – Lai Mohammed
  29. Kwara – Gbemisola Saraki
  30. Lagos – Babatunde Raji Fashola
  31. Lagos – Adeleke Mamora
  32. Nasarawa – Mohammed Abdullahi
  33. Niger – Zubairu Dada
  34. Ogun – Olamilekun Adegbite
  35. Ondo – Tayo Alaosuadura
  36. Osun – Rauf Aregbesola
  37. Oyo – Sunday Dare
  38. Plateau – Pauline Talin
  39. Rivers – Rotimi Amaechi
  40. Sokoto – Mohammed Dangidi
  41. Taraba – Sale Mamman
  42. Yobe – Abubakar Aliyu
  43. Zamfara – Sadiya Farouk

Udoma Udo Udoma, former minister of budget and national planning, Abdulrahman Dambazau, ex-minister of the interior, Ibe Kachikwu, former minister of state for petroleum; Solomon Dalung, ex-minister of sports and Okechukwu Enelamah, ex-minister industry, trade and investment are among those dropped by the president.

Amaka Ene

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