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Senate confirms all ministerial nominees 

Scheduled Passage of 2020 Budget no longer feasible – Senate
The Senate has confirmed the list of 43 ministerial nominees sent by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The approval followed five legislative  days of screening the nominees at the Senate chambers on Tuesday.
Out of the 43 appointees, 12 served in President Buhari’s first term, while seven are women.
With the confirmation, the stage is now set for the inauguration of the cabinet by President Buhari who will assign them portfolios.
The full list of the 43 ministerial designates are as follow: 
1. Uchechukwu Ogah – Abia
2. Muhammadu Musa Bello – Adamawa
3. Godswill Apkabio – Akwa Ibom
4. Chris Ngige – Anambra
5. Sharon Ikeazor – Anambra
6. Adamu Adamu – Bauchi
7. Mariam Katagum – Bauchi
8. Timipre Sylva – Bayelsa
9. Sen. George Akume – Benue
10. Mustapha Baba Shehuri – Borno
11. Goddy Agba – Cross River
12. Festus Keyamo SAN – Delta
13. Ogbonnaya Onu – Ebonyi
14. Osagie Enanire – Edo
15. Clement Agba – Edo
16. Niyi Adebayo – Ekiti
17. Geoffrey Onyema – Enugu
18. Ali Pantami – Gombe
19. Emeka Nwajuaba – Imo
20. Engr. Suleiman Adamu – Jigawa
21. Zainab Ahmed – Kaduna
22. Dr Muhammad Mahmoud – Kaduna
23. Sabo Nanono – Kano
24. Maj. Gen Bashir Magashi (retired) – Kano
25. Sen. Hadi Sirika – Katsina
26. Abubakar Malami SAN- Kebbi
27. Ramatu Tijani – Kogi
28. Lai Mohammed – Kwara
29. Sen. Gbemisola Saraki – Kwara
30. Babatunde Raji Fashola SAN – Lagos
31. Sen. Adeleke O. Mamora – Lagos
32. Mohammed Abdullahi – Nasarawa
33. Amb. Zubairu Dada – Niger
34. Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite – Ogun
35. Sen. Tayo Alasoadura – Ondo
36. Rauf Aregbesola – Osun
37. Sunday Dare – Oyo
38. Paulen Tallen – Plateau
39. Rotimi Amaechi – Rivers
40. Muhammadu Maigeri Dingyadi – Sokoto
41. Engr. Saleh Mamman – Taraba
42. Abubakar Aliyu – Yobe
43. Sa’adiya Umar Farouq – Zamfara

 

OWEDE AGBAJILEKE, Abuja