President Buhari has sent to the Senate seven nominnes as replacements for ministers that resigned due to their political ambitions.
The names of the nominees are contained in a letter addressed to the President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan.
The letter read at plenary on Tuesday states, “In accordance with Section 8 Subsection 2 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended, I hereby forward the under-listed ministerial nominees for your confirmation.”
The nominees are:
Henry Ikechukwu Ikoh – Abia State
Umana Okon Umana – Akwa Ibom State
Egwumakama Joseph Nkama – Ebonyi State
Goodluck Nnana Opiah – Imo State
Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub – Kano State
Ademola Adewole Adegoroye – Ondo State
Odum Odih – Rivers State.