Senate confirms Fayemi, Onu, Ogbeh, seven others as ministers

Kayode-Fayemi.-BlackThe Senate on Tuesday cleared 10 ministerial nominees forwarded to the upper legislative house by President Muhammadu Buhari last month.

Those cleared on Tuesday are – Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, former governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the ex-National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Audu Ogbeh, the ex-National Chairman of the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu and a medical doctor, Dr. Osagie Ehanire.

Others are – the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Lai Mohammed, a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen.Abdulrahman Danbazzau (rtd), a former Special Assistant to the United Nations Secretary General on Post 2015 Development Planning, Amina Ibrahim Mohammed, Suleiman Adamu and Ibrahim Jubril Adamu from Jigawa State.


The screening exercise will continue on Wednesday. -The Nation


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