A total of 43 nominees chosen across the geopolitical zones in the country have made it to President Muhammadu Buhari ministerial list forwarded to the Senate for confirmation.
On the list announced by Senate President Ahmed Lawan are former ministers Babatunde Fashola, Rotimi Amaechi, Ogbonnaya Onu, Adamu Adamu(Bauchi), Senator Chris Ngige(Anambra).
Other names include former Governors Rauf Aregbesola(Osun), George Akume(Benue), Timipre Sylva(Bayelsa), Adeniyi Adebayo(Ekiti), Senator Godswill Akpabio(Akwa Ibom), Sunday Dare(Oyo), Festus Keyamo(Delta), Sharon Ikeazor(Anambra), Senator Tayo Alasoadura(Ondo), Senator Gbemisola Saraki (Kwara) and Olorunnibe Mamora(Lagos) making the list.
With Buhari submitting the list this week, it means the Senate would have to postpone its scheduled two-month break. The Senate was scheduled to begin a two-month recess on 26 July.