By Ahmad Deedat Zakari
President Muhammadu Buhari has submitted names of seven ministers-designate to be screened and confirmed by the National Assembly.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan disclosed this during the plenary on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.
The names and states of the ministers – designate, read out at the floor of the Red Chamber include: Henry Ikechukwu – Abia State, Umana Umana -Akwa Ibom State, Ekuma Joseph – Ebonyi State and Goodluck Obia – Imo State.
Others are Umar Yakub – Kano state, Ademola Adegorioye – Ondo State and Odo Udi – Rivers State.
The nominees are to replace the ministers that left the administration to contest for different elective positions.
As at the time of fielding this report, the National Assembly is yet to schedule the date for the screening of the nominated ministers.