Breaking: Tinubu Replaces Ministerial Nominee, Picks Keyamo, One Other

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PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has removed Dr Maryam Shetty from Kano State as a Ministerial nominee that is billed to be screened today. 

In a letter to the Senate read by the President of the Senate,  Godswill  Akpabio,  the President replaced her with Mairiga Mahmoud.

The President has also for screening by the Senate,  the immediate past Minister of Labour and Productivity,  Festus Keyamo,  SAN from Delta  State. 

Recall that President  Tinubu had on Wednesday forwarded the name of Shetty alongside eighteen other nominees, just as with Keyamo,  the number of Ministerial Nominees has now got to forty-eight.

It had earlier reported that the President submitted the list through Femi Gbajabiamila, his Chief of Staff.

Gbajabiamila was accompanied to the Red Chamber by the Deputy Chief of Staff, Senator Hassan Hadejia.

Already, the Senate had screened 25 nominees in the first batch.

Gbajabiamila had last Thursday submitted the first list with 28 nominees to the red chamber and said more names would be forwarded to the upper chamber.

Details later…


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