BREAKING: Buhari appoints new ministers [FULL LIST]


President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday nominated seven individuals for appointment as ministers of the federal republic.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the development was contained in a letter read on the floor of the Senate this morning.

In the letter, the president requested the senate’s confirmation of the new ministers.

See the full list below:

Umana Okon Umana (Akwa Ibom State)
Henry Ikechukwu Iko (Abia State)
Adewole Adegoroye (Ondo State)
Odum Udi (Rivers State)
Goodluck Nnana Opia (Imo State)
Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub (Kano State)
Joseph Ukama (Ebonyi State)

Meanwhile, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has nominated Senator Philip Aduda as the new minority leader to fill the vacant seat created by Senator Enyinnaya Abariba’s defection.

Also, the party nominated Senator Chukwuka Utazi as the new senate minority whip.

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