Senate confirms 45 ministerial nominees as El-Rufai and two others await clearance

Senate confirms 45 ministerial nominees as El-Rufai and two others await clearance

Senate confirms 45 ministerial nominees as El-Rufai and two others await clearance – The Senate has concluded the screening of 45 of the 48 ministerial nominees of President Bola Tinubu. During it plenary today August 7, the Senate confirmed 45 of the nominees as cabinet members.

Senate President Godswill Akpabio put the nominations to a series of voice votes, of which three of them, former Governor of Kaduna State Nasir El-Rufai, Stella Okotete (Delta State), and Abubakar Danladi (Taraba State) are still undergoing security clearance.

The confirmation comes over a week after Tinubu’s transmission of a 28 member list to the red chamber for confirmation on July 27.

Those confirmed as Ministers are:

 

1 Abubakar Kyari (Borno)

2 Abubakar Momoh (Edo)

3 Nyesom Wike – Rivers

4 Engr Joseph Utserv (Benue)

5 Senator John Owan Enoh (Cross River)

6 Hon Bello Mohammad (Sokoto)

7 Mohammed Badaru Abubakar (Jigawa)

8 Amb. Yusuf Maitama Tuggar (Bauchi)

9 Uju Kennedy Ohaneye (Anambra)

10 Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo (Ondo)

11 Nkieruka Onyejeocha (Abia)

12 Dr Betta Edu (Cross River State)

13 imaan Sulieman Ibrahim (Nasarawa)

14 David Umahi (Ebonyi)

15 Adebayo Olawale Edun (Ogun)

16 Arch. Ahmed Musa Dangiwa (Katsina)

17 Chief Uche Geoffrey Nnaji (Enugu)

18 Mr Dele Alake (Ekiti)

19 Waheed Adebayo Adelabu (Oyo)

20 Mohammed Idris (Niger)

21 Prof Ali Pate (Bauchi)

22 Dr Doris Anite Uzoka (Imo)

23 Lateef Fabemi SAN (Kwara)

24 Rt Hon Ekperikpe Ekpo (Akwa Ibom)

25 Hannatu Musawa (Katsina)

26 Ibrahim Geidam (Yobe)

27 Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi (Niger)

28 Hieneken Lokpobiri (Bayelsa)

29 Alkali Ahmed Saidu (Gombe)

30 Dr Tanko Sununu (Kebbi)

31 Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi)

32 Bello Matawalle (Zamfara)

33 Adegboyega Oyetola (Osun)

34 Simon Bako Lalong (Plateau)

35 Abdullahi Tijani Muhammad Gwarzo
(Kano)

36 Bosun Tijani (Ogun)

37 Dr Mariya Mahmoud Bunkure (Kano)

38 Dr Iziaq Salako (Ogun)

39 Dr Tunji Alausa (Lagos)

40 Lola Ade-John (Lagos)

41 Prof Tahir Mamman SAN (Adamawa)

42 Zephaniah Jisalo (FCT)

43 Uba Maigari Ahmadu (Taraba)

44 Prince Shuaibu Abubakar Audu (Kogi)

45 Festus Keyamo SAN (Delta)

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