Ministers: El-Rufai, Two Others Miss Out as Senate Clears 45 Nominees

August 7, 2023

By Modupe Gbadeyanka

The Senate on Monday night confirmed the nominations of 45 of the 48 nominees forwarded for screening and confirmation by President Bola Tinubu a few days ago. 

The three persons yet to be confirmed as Ministers after undergoing screenings last week at the upper chamber of the National Assembly (NASA) are Mr 

Nasir El-Rufai from Kaduna State, Mr Abubakar Sani Danladi from Taraba State, and Ms Stella Okotete from Delta State.

Those already screened and confirmed as Ministers are listed below;

Nyesom Ezenwo Wike. (Rivers State)

Mohammed Badaru Abubakar (Jagawa) 

Mr David Umahi. (Ebonyi)

Mr Bello Matawalle (Zamfara) 

Mr Adegboyega Oyetola (Osun) 

Mr Simon Bako Lalong (Plateau)

Mr Abubakar S.Kyari (Borno)

Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi (Niger) 

Abubakar Eshiokpekha Momoh. (Edo) 

Engr. Prof. Joseph Terlumun Utsev (Benue)

Sen. John Owan Enoh. (Cross River) 

Mr Bello Muhammad. (Sokoto) 

Mr Dele Alake. (Ekiti)

Dr. Betta C. Edu (Cross River)

Amb. Yusuf Maitama Tuggar. (Bauchi) 

Barr. Uju-Ken Ohaneye. (Anambra) 

Mr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo (Ondo) 

Nkeiruka Onyejiocha (Abia) 

Imaan Sulaiman Ibrahim. (Nasarawa) 

Mr Adebayo Olawale Edun (Ogun) 

Mr Ahmed Musa Dangiwa (Katsina) 

Mr Uche Geoffrey Nnaji. (Enugu) 

Mr Tahir Mamman (Adamawa)

Mr Zephaniah Jisalo

Mr Adekola Adebayo Adelabu (Oyo) 

Mr Muhammad Idris (Niger) 

Professor Ali Pate (Bauchi) 

Dr. Doris Anite Uzoka (Imo) 

Mr Lateef Fagbemi SAN. (Kwara) 

Hon. Ekperikpe Ekpo ( Akwa Ibom) 

Ms Hannatu Musawa (Katsina) 

Mr Heineken Lokpobiri (Bayelsa) 

Alkali Ahmed Said (Gombe)

Yusuf Tanko Sununu (Kebbi) 

Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi) 

Mr Bosun Tijani @bosuntijani (Ogun) 

Mariya Mahmoud Bunkure. (Kano) 

Mr Isiak Salako (Ogun) 

Tunji Alausa. (Lagos) 

Ms Lola Ade-John (Lagos) 

Mr Ahmed Tijani Gwarzo (Kano) 

Mr Festus Keyamo, SAN (Delta) 

Modupe Gbadeyanka

Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Siemens
Previous Story

Siemens Extends Completion of Nigeria’s Electricity Project to 2030

accelerated dynamism of NGX
Next Story

NGX Expands by 0.21% as S&P Upgrades Nigeria’s Outlook

Latest from General

Don't Miss