The recent brouhaha about who andwho doesn’t make President Buhari’s ministerial list has been doused with the release of 43 names submitted to the Senate for screening.
On the list is the Immediate past governor of Osun state, Rauf Aregbesola, has been named with other nominees for the ministerial positions in the list sent to the Senate by Buhari.
The other members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who made the list include former governor of Benue state, George Akume, and former minister of transport, Rotimi Amaechi.
The other names include:
Ogbonnaya Onu, former governor of Bayelsa state, Timipre Sylva, Senator Godswill Akpabio, Gbemi, a sister to former president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki.
Others who made the list are Chris Ngige, Hadi Sirika, Rotimi Amaechi, Festus Keyamo, Uche Ogah, Emeka Nwajuiba and Babatunde Fashola, the immediate past minister of power, works and housing.
It was reported earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari in the evening of Monday, July 22, sent the names of prospective ministers for his second cabinet to the Senate.
The list contains the names of 43 nominees chosen across the geopolitical zones in the country.
President Buhari had also said he would not nominate unknown persons for ministerial positions.
In a maiden meeting with the leadership of the National Assembly, Buhari also said that only those tested and capable of delivering on assigned mandates will make the ministerial list.
“I’m very much aware about it; I’m under tremendous pressure on it. But the last cabinet which I headed, most of them, the majority of them I didn’t know them.
“I had to accept the names and recommendations from the party and other individuals,” he had said adding that he worked with them for three and half years.
Some FULL LIST below…
Ikechukwu Ogah – Abia State
Muhammadu Musa Bello – Adamawa State
Senator Godswill Akpabio – Akwa Ibom State
Chris Ngige – Anambra State
Sharon Ikaezor – Anambra State
Adamu Adamu – Bauchi State
Ambassador Mariam Katagum – Bauchi State
Timipre Sylva – Bayelsa State
Senator George Akume – Benue State
Mustafa Baba Shehuri – Borno State
Festus Keyamo – Delta State
Ogbonnaya Onu – Ebonyi State
Goddy Jedy Agba – Cross River
Niyi Adebayo – Ekiti State
Osagie Ehanire – Edo State
Clement Ike – Edo State
Ali Isa Pantami – Gombe State
Emeka Nwajiuba – Imo State
Suleiman Adamu – Jigawa State
Zainab Ahmed – Kaduna State
Muhammad Mahmood – Kaduna State
Sabo Nanono – Kano State
Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi – Kano State
Hadi Sirika – Katsina State
Abubakar Malami – Kebbi State
Ramatu Tijjani – Kogi State
Babatunde Raji Fashola – Lagos State
Adeleke Mamora – Lagos State
Mohammed Abdullahi – Nasarawa State
Zubair Dada – Niger State
Olamilekan Adegbite – Ogun State
Paulen Talen – Plateau State
Maigarai Dingyadi – Sokoto State
Sale Mamman – Taraba State
Abubakar Aliyu – Yobe State
Sadiya Umar Faruk – Zamfara State
Geoffrey Onyeama – Enugu State
Lai Mohammed – Kwara State
Gbemisola Saraki – Kwara State
Olutayo Alasoadura – Ondo State
Rauf Aregbesola – Osun State
Rotimi Amaechi – Rivers State
Sunday Dare – Oyo State
Abubakar Aliyu – Yobe State