President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate seeking the confirmation of seven ministerial nominees.
Gatekeepers News reports that the Senate President Ahmad Lawan read Buhari’s letter of request on the floor of the Senate, in Abuja.
In the letter read by Lawan, the president said the nominees would replace the former ministers that resigned from his cabinet.
The letter read in part, “In accordance with Section 8 Subsection 2 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended, I hereby forward the underlisted ministerial nominees for your confirmation.
The seven ministerial nominees include Jerry Ikechukwu Iko fromAbia State; Umana Okon Umana from Akwa Ibom State; Ikumakaman Joseph Ukama of Ebonyi State, and Goodluck Nnana Ordia of Imo State.
Other ministerial nominees for confirmation are Umar Ibrahim El-Yakukub from Kano State; Ademola Adewole Adegboroye from Ondo State and Odum Odi of Rivers State.
The nominees will be replacing ministers who resigned to contest 2023 elections.