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Confirmation Of Ministerial Nominees, A Show Of Cohesion – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has described the confirmation of the ministerial nominees on the floor of the Senate, as a show of the cohesion and unity within the party.


The party, in a statement by its spokesperson, Lai Mohammed on Thursday, said that the confirmation of all the ministerial nominees by the Senate, despite some misgivings by the opposition, showed clearly that there is no longer any division within the APC.

The party, however, said that it pictures the walk-out of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators as democracy at work.

It urged Nigerians to work with the Buhari-led government as the Federal Executive Council is almost ready for full inauguration.

On Thursday, the Nigerian Senate confirmed former Rivers State Governor, Chibuike Amaechi as minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The Senate also confirmed 17 other nominees who had gone through a process of scrutiny during the screening process.

They are Adebayo Shittu, Khadija Ibrahim, Heineken Lokpobiri, Cladius Daramola, Baba Mustapha, Ocholi James, Adewole Folorunso, and Bawa Bwari.

Others are Geoffrey Onyeama, Zainab Ahmed, Mohammed Dan Ali, Usani Uguru, Okechukwu Enelamah, Anwuka Gozie, Mohammed Bello, Adamu Adamu and Aisha Abubakar.

Meanwhile, the Senate had earlier confirmed 18 ministerial nomineesfrom the list submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari .

They include Udoma Udo Udoma, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, Audu Ogbe, Christopher Ogbonnaya Onu, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, Lt.Gen. Abdulrahman Danbazzau, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Amina Mohammed, Ibrahim Jubril, Babatunde Fashola, Aisha Alhassan.

Others are Senator Hadi Sirika, Solomon Dalong, Ibe Kachukwu, Kemi Adeosun, Abubakar Malami, Engineer Suleiman Adamu and Dr. Chris Ngige.