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[BREAKING] Ministerial list: Tinubu finally names El-Rufai’s replacement

President Bola Tinubu has nominated Abbas Balarabe to replace former governor Nasir El-rufai as the ministerial nominee for Kaduna State.

Balarabe would be screened by the Senate in the coming days before he is assigned a portfolio by President Tinubu.

Prior to his nomination, Balarabe was the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) of Kaduna State.

He was first appointed under Governor Nasir El-rufai and was retained by Governor Uba Sani.

Politics Nigeria recalls that the Senate had withheld El-Rufai’s confirmation after the screening for security concerns.

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