President Bola Tinubu has nominated former spokesperson for the Bola Tinubu presidential campaign council, Festus Keyamo as minister.
Keyamo’s name as a ministerial nominee was announced on Friday.
President Bola Tinubu had on Wednesday sent an additional list of 19 nominees
The ministerial nomination of Maryam Shetty from Kano State by President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday had continued to generate mixed reactions from Nigerians on social media, particularly, Twitter.
On Wednesday, Tinubu forwarded an additional 19 names of ministerial nominees to complement the previously sent 28-man nominees earlier.
Senate begins screening of Oyetola, Bagudu, 17 others
The Senate on Friday commenced the screening of the new batch of ministerial nominees.
President Bola Tinubu had on Wednesday sent an additional list of 19 nominees to complement the previously sent 28-man nominees.
As listed on the Order paper of the plenary proceedings, the nominees up for screening before the Senate include former Osun governor, Adegboyega Oyetola; former Kebbi governor, Atiku Bagudu; former Plateau governor, Simon Bako Lalong, former Zamfara governor, Bello Matawalle; and former governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Geidam.
Others are Dr. Tunji Alausa, ( Lagos); Sen. Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi (Niger); Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri – (Bayelsa); Sen. Alkali Ahmed Saidu, (Gombe); Dr. Yusuf Tanko Sununu, ( Kebbi); and Hon. Zephaniah Jisalo –(FCT)
Also included are: Ahmed Tijani Gwarzo, (Kano); Bosun Tijani, (Ogun); Dr. Mariga Mahmud, (Kano); Festus Keyamo ( Delta); Dr Isiak Salako, (Ogun); Lola Ade John, (Lagos); Prof Tahir Mamman, ( Adamawa); Uba Tahir Mamman, ( Adamawa); and Prince Shuaibu Audu (Kogi).
The Senate on Wednesday concluded the screening of the first batch of ministerial nominees.