Senate Screened and Confirms 45 Nominees for Ministerial Appointment

Ministerial Nominees confirmed

The Nigerian Senate has successfully screened and confirmed 45 Ministerial nominees, but waiting clearance for El-Rufai, Stella Okotete and Abubakar Danladi.

The Senate has concluded the screening of 45 of the 48 ministerial nominees of President Bola Tinubu 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 and subsequent

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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