Senate Receives Second Batch of Ministerial Nominees from President Tinubu

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The Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, confirmed on Wednesday that he has received the second batch of ministerial nominees from President Bola Tinubu. The eagerly anticipated list was transmitted to the Senate by Tinubu’s Chief of Staff, Femi Gbajabiamila.


The new batch of nominees is expected to undergo a thorough screening and confirmation process by the Senate to determine their suitability for ministerial positions. The details of the nominees and their respective portfolios are yet to be disclosed, but further information is expected to be released shortly.


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This latest development comes as the nation keenly awaits the composition of President Tinubu’s cabinet. The nomination of ministers is a crucial step in shaping the government’s policies and ensuring effective governance. As the Senate commences the scrutiny of the nominees, political analysts and the public are closely monitoring the process to ascertain the calibre of individuals who will serve as ministers in the new administration.

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The second batch of ministerial nominees follows the initial list that was submitted by President Tinubu to the Senate for consideration. With this additional list, the President aims to complete the formation of his cabinet and set the government machinery in motion.


As the country faces various challenges and opportunities, the expectations for the incoming ministers are high. Nigerians are hopeful that the selected candidates will demonstrate competence, dedication, and a commitment to addressing the pressing issues affecting the nation.

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The Senate’s review of the nominees is expected to be conducted diligently to ensure that only the best and most qualified individuals are appointed to serve in key ministerial positions.


Those screened on Wednesday are Dele Alake, Lateef Fagbemi and Muhammad Idris, Ali Pate and Doris Uzoka.

The Senate had on Tuesday screened nine nominees and adjourned the exercise till Wednesday. Those screened on Tuesday are ex-governors Nasir El-Rufai (Kaduna) and Dave Umahi (Ebonyi); Wale Edun, Uche Nnaji, Stella Okotete, Adebayo Adelabu, Ekperikpe Ekpo, Hannatu Musawa, and Musa Dangiwa.

The upper chamber had on Monday screened 14 of the 28-man list of ministerial nominees forwarded by the President last Thursday.

More details to come



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