President Tinubu’s Ministerial List Submitted to Senate for Confirmation

After much anticipation, the Ministerial List of President Bola Tinubu was officially presented to the Senate by Chief of Staff, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Thursday afternoon. This long-awaited list marks a crucial step in the formation of President Tinubu’s cabinet.

Gbajabiamila, the immediate past Speaker of the House of Representatives, handed over the comprehensive list to Senate President Godswill Akpabio at exactly 01:19 pm. The list comprises 28 nominees, all carefully selected to fill important ministerial positions in the nation’s government.

President Tinubu, who assumed office on May 29, 2023, has a constitutional window of 60 days to form his cabinet. The submission of the ministerial list to the Senate is a significant milestone in fulfilling this constitutional requirement and proceeding with the process of forming a capable and efficient government.

The ministerial nominees include prominent and accomplished individuals from diverse backgrounds, reflecting President Tinubu’s commitment to inclusivity and meritocracy in governance. Their qualifications and track records will undergo rigorous scrutiny by the Senate during the confirmation process.

The full list of ministerial nominees is as follows:

1. Abubakar Momoh
2. Yusuf Maitama Tukur
3. Ahmad Dangiwa
4. Hannatu Musawa
5. Uche Nnaji
6. Betta Edu
7. Diris Anite Uzoka
8. David Umahi
9. Ezenwo Nyesom Wike
10. Abubakar Badaru
11. Nasir El Rufai
12. Ekerikpe Ekpo
13. Nkiru Onyejiocha
14. Olubunmi Ojo
15. Stella Okotete
16. Uju Kennedy Ohaneye
17. Bello Muhammad Goronyo
18. Dele Alake
19. Lateef Fagbemi
20. Mohammad Idris
21. Olawale Edun
22. Waheed Adebanwo
23. Suleman Ibrahim
24. Ali Pate
25. Joseph Usev
26. Abubakar Kyari
27. John Enoh
28. Sani Abubakar Danladi

As the Senate begins the review and confirmation process, Nigerians await the outcomes with great interest. The selection of competent and dedicated ministers is essential to steer the nation toward progress and prosperity. President Tinubu’s administration faces a myriad of challenges, and the successful formation of a capable cabinet will be pivotal in addressing these issues effectively.

The President’s Ministerial List reflects his vision for a united, dynamic, and thriving Nigeria. It is expected that the Senate will undertake a thorough and unbiased evaluation of each nominee, considering their qualifications, experience, and potential contributions to the nation’s development.

As the nation embarks on this critical journey, Nigerians hope that the confirmation process will proceed efficiently, ensuring the prompt establishment of a government committed to addressing the needs and aspirations of the people.