Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday announced the 21 ministerial nominees contained in the list sent to him by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, September 30.
Saraki, who read the list around 10:45am after opening the sealed envelope, said the list contained the first batch of nominees and that the subsequent names, according to the president, would come shortly.
The nominees include Abubakar Malami (SAN), Abdurahman Bello Dambazzau, Aisha Jumai Al Hassan, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Babatunde Raji Fashola, Adebayo Shittu, Solomon Dalong, Senator Chris Ngige, Rotimi Amaechi, and Chief Audu Ogbeh.
Others are Mrs. Amina Ibrahim, Dr. Osagie Ehaneri, Emmanuel Kachukwu, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Eng. Suleiman Adamu, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Mr. Ahmed Musa Bello, Ibrahim Usman Jubrin, Senator Hadi Serika and Senator Udo Udoma.
Saraki said the screening of the nominees would start on Tuesday, October 13.