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Withdraw Fashola’s nomination, CACOL tells Buhari

Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has called upon President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw Babatunde Fashola’s nomination.

According to the addressed to the President, CACOL Executive Chairman, Debo Adeniran, said Fashola failed in Power and Housing sectors while he was appointed minister.

The former Governor of Lagos State, was said to have failed to ensure good roads with Lagos and Ogun State.

Fashola, has in many obvious ways served Nigeria. He was a former Governor of Lagos for two terms (2007-2015).

He was appointed as Minister of Power, Works and Housing (2015-2019) by President Buhari.

BRF’s name was also included among the Ministerial nominees list sent to the senate for screening.

Adamu Adamu

For five years, I worked as Buhari’s speechwriter – Ministerial nominee says

A ministerial nominee, Adamu Adamu, says he worked for President Muhammadu Buhari between 1994 and 1999 as a speechwriter.

The former minister of education revealed this while responding to questions from members of the senate during the ministerial nominees screening on Wednesday.

Adamu is one of the 13 re-appointed ministers by Buhari.

“I started working as a speech writer to President Buhari in 1994 up till 1999. I later became his unofficial speechwriter until he became president. Now that he is president, I think it is a collective responsibility and it doesn’t affect my job,” he said.

Furthermore, he said while he was the minister of education, he did everything possible to reduce the number of out-of-school children in the nation.

He added that the state governments need to do more in advancing the reduction of out-of-school children.

MINISTERIAL LIST: Full list of ministerial nominees

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally forwarded the ministerial list nominees to the Senate for confirmation.

With report gathered, there are over 40 nominees in the list by the President.

Those on the list announced by Senate President Ahmed Lawan include former ministers Rotimi Amaechi, Ogbonnaya Onu, The Nation reported.

See full list of nominated ministers below…

Ikechukwu Oga (Abia)

Mohammed Musa Bello (Adamawa)

Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom)

Chris Ngige (Anambra)

Sharon Ikeazor (Anambra)

Adamu Adamu (Bauchi)

Maryam Katagum (Bauchi)

Timi Sylva (Bayelsa)

George Akume (Benue)

Mustapha Baba Shehuri (Borno)

Goddy Agba (Cross Rivers)

Festus Keyamo (Delta)

Ogbonnaya Onu (Ebonyi)

Osagie Enakhire (Edo)

Clement Agba (Edo)

Adeniyi Adebayo (Ekiti

Geofrey Onyeama (Enugu)

Ali Issa Fantami (Gombe)

Emeka Nwajiuba (Imo)

Suleiman Adamu (Jigawa)

Zainab Ahmed (Kaduna)

Mohammed Mahmoud (Kaduna)

Sabo Nanunu (Kano)

Bashir Salihi Magashi (Kano)

Hadi Sirika (Katsina)

Abubakar Malami (Kebbi)

Ahmadu Tijani (Kogi)

Lai Mohammed (Kwara)

Gbemisola Saraki (Kwara)

Raji Fashola (Lagos)

Nimbe Momora (Lagos)

Muhammed Abdullahi (Nasarawa)

Zubeira Dada (Niger)

Olamilekan Adegbite (Ogun)

Tayo Alasoadura (Ondo)

Rauf Aregbesola (Osun)

Sunday Dare (Oyo)

Pauline Tallen (Plateau)

Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers)

Muhammadu Maigari Dingyadi (Sokoto)

Saleh Mohammed (Taraba)

Abubakar Aliyu (Yobe)

Sadiya Umar Farouk (Zamfara)