The Nigerian Senate Tuesday said it has received the list of nominees
expected to form President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet.
The cabinet list was sent almost two months after he was sworn for a
The Senate had asked that the list be sent to them for clearance before
they go on their two months recess from Friday
Former Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola, Sundare, Former
Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN)
Festus Keyamo, Sen Godswill Apkabio and the immediate past minister of
information, Lai Mohammed made it to the 43 ministerial list sent to the
Senate for confirmation by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Kwara, Kano, Lagos has two nominees each.
Others who made the list are: Dr Ikechukwu Oga, Muhammadu Musa Bello,
Godswill Apkabio, Dr Chris Ngige, Sharon Okezu, Adamu Adamu, Mariam
Katagum, Timipre Sylva, Sen George Akume, Mustapha Baba Shehuri, Goddy
JD Agba and Festus Keyamo.
Others are Ogbonaya Onu, Osagie Osane, Clement Abba, Otunba Adeniyi
Richard Adebayo, Geoffrey Onyema, Ali Isa Pantami, Emaka Uhumba,
Suleiman Adamu, Zainab Ahmed Shamsuna, Dr Muhammad Mahmud, Sabi Nanono,
Bashir Seleh, Hadi Sirika, Abubakar Malami, Ramatu Tijjani and Lai
Others who made the list are: Senator Gbemisola Saraki, Raji Fashola,
Senator Olorunimbe Adeleke Mamora, Mohammed Abdullahi, Zubauru Dada,
Olamikekan Adedeji, Taiwo Alasadura, Rauf Aregbesola, Sunday Dare,
Paulen Tallen, Rotimi Amaechi, Muhammadu Dingyadi, Sale Maman, Abubakar
Aliyu and Sadiya Umar Faruk.