Tinubu’s Ministerial List: Wike, El-Rufai, others as Nominees

Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Nigerian President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu will today send 43 ministerial nominees to the Senate for screening as he prepares for his cabinet.

As reported by Vanguard news, Top on the list for screening are the immediate past Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, current Special Adviser on Special Duties, Communications and Strategy, Dele Alake, former governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, Wale Edun, and immediate past governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, Adebayo Adelabu and Beta Edu.

Others are Adelabu, a former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN and Edu, commissioner for Health in Cross River State and National Woman Leader of APC.

According to a source from the presidency, the ministerial nominees will consist of former governors, technocrats and professionals, toward fulfilling the president vision for the country.

It was further gathered that to form a government of national unity, as speculated in some quarters, the President will accommodate some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Constitutionally, the President is expected to furnish the list of ministerial nominees within 60 days after inauguration to the Senate, he currently doing last minute scrutiny before the list will surface on the floor of the red chamber of the National Assembly.

The ministerial nominees will comprise of each from the 36 states, one from the six geo-political zones and the FCT, the Federal Capital Territory.

36 nominees from each state of the Federation.
6 nominees from the six Geopolitical Zones
1 nominee from FCT.

It is hopeful that the ministerial nominees will do justice to the yearning of Nigerians, as much is expected from the Tinubu-led government.

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