BREAKING: Senate Confirms Fashola, Fayemi, Mohammed, Ogbe, Others For Ministerial AppointmentBreaking News, Featured, Latest News Wednesday, October 14th, 2015
By Ganiyu Nasirudeen
The Senate Wednesday evening officially confirmed 19 out of 21 names in the first batch of President Muhammadu Buhari Ministerial Nomination.
Those that sailed through were the former Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN); his Ekiti counterpart, Dr. Kayode Fayemi; former Senator Udo Udoma; the ruling APC National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; Chief Audu Ogbe and Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN).
Others as announced by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki were: Lt. Col. Abdurahman Bello Dambazzau (rted); Taraba State APC Governorship candidate in the last poll, Aisha Jumai Al Hassan; Barrister Solomon Dalong and former Senator Chris Ngige
Equally endorsed were: Mrs. Amina Ibrahim; Dr. Osagie Ehaneri; Emmanuel Kachukwu; Eng. Suleiman Adamu; Mrs. Kemi Adeosun; Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu; Hon. Ahmed Musa Bello and Ibrahim Usman Jubrin.
Saraki recommended the Nominees for the appointment as Ministers of Federal Republic of Nigeria. After, he adjourned the plenary and screening of the other nominees, including former Rivers State Governor, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi till Thursday, October 15.
The upper House chamber leader also commended members for their brilliant contributions during the Wednesday exercise.
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