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Ministerial list received by the Senate from President Muhammadu BUHARI

Ministerial list received by the Senate from President Muhammadu BUHARI

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The name of the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, who was being tipped for a Ministerial Appointment, was conspicuously missing in the 43 names nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari. Unlike during his first term when he appointed only 36 ministers — one per state — he has decided to also appoint one per geo-political zone, bringing the total to 43, TheCable understands. The list was sent to the senate on Monday evening via executive communication and is expected to be read on the floor of the senate on Tuesday. The senate, which will be proceeding on a two-month recess on Thursday, is expected to screen the nominees. Contrary to speculations, only about 12 ministers will be re-appointed from the former cabinet. Meanwhile, the senate pre...