Saraki, Fashola, Amaechi, Keyamo, Others Make Buhari’s Ministerial List

Senator Gbemisola Saraki, the younger sister of the immediate past President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has been named as one of the ministerial nominees by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Others who made the list are the former Governor of Lagos State and immediate Minister of Works, Housing and Infrastructure, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN); the former Governor of Rivers State and the immediate past Minister for Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi; popular human rights lawyer and former Director of Strategic Communications of the Buhari Campaign Organisation, Mr. Festus Keyamo.

In all, the 43-man list has 13 returnees from the immediate past Federal Executive Council, nine ex-governors and eight former lawmakers.

Apart from Fashola and Amaechi, the others who made it back are Hadi Sirika (Katsina State), Zainab Ahmed (Kaduna State), Lai Mohammed (Kwara State) Chris Ngige (Anambra State), Adamu Adamu (Bauchi State), Abubakar Malami (Kebbi State), Godfrey Onyeama (Enugu State), Ogbonnaya Onu (Ebonyi State), Osagie Enahire (Edo State), Suleiman Adamu (Jigawa State), and Mohammed Bello (Adamawa State).

The nine former governors are Chris Ngige (Anambra), Ogbonanya Onu (Ebonyi), Rauf Aregbesola (Osun), Niyi Adebayo (Ekiti), George Akume (Benue), Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers), Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom), Timipre Sylva (Bayelsa) and Babatunde Fashola (Lagos).

The former lawmakers include Sen. Gbemisola Saraki (Kwara) who was in the House of Representatives and Senate respectively between 2003 and 2011; while Sen. Olorunnibe Mamora (Lagos) was the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly between 1999 and 2007. He was also in the Senate between 2007 and 2011.

Also, Sen. Hadi Sirika (Katsina) was in the Senate at the inception of 2015 before he became Minister of Aviation.

Sen. Tayo Alasoadura (Ondo) was in the Senate between 2015 and 2019, while Sen. Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom) was in the Senate from 2015 to 2019.

In the same vein, Sen. Chris Ngige (Anambra) who was in the Senate between 2011 and 2015, while Sen. George Akume was a member of the Senate between 2007 and 2015.

Also, a current member of the House of Representatives on the platform of Accord Party (AP), Honourable Emeka Nwajiuba (Imo State).

Nwajuiba, who was also in the House of Representatives between 1999 and 2003, represented Ehimembano/Ihitteuboma/Obowo/Okigwe South Federal Constituency of Imo State.

See the full list below:

Abia                                                            
1.Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogar

Adamawa
2. MUHAMMADU Musa Bello

Akwa Ibom
3. Goodwill Akpabio

Anambra
4. Chris Ngige
5. Sharon O. Ikpeazu

BAUCHI
6. Adamu Adamu
7.Ambasador Mariam Katagum

Bayelsa
8. Timipre Silva

BENUE
9. George Akume

BORNO
10. Mustapha Baba Shehuri

CROSS RIVER STATE.
11. Goddy JD Agba

12. DELTA
Festus Keyamo

EBONYI
13. Ogbonnaya Onu

EDO
14. Dr. Osagie Ehanire
15. Clement Agba

EKITI
16. Otunba Richard Adeniyi Adebayo

ENUGU
17. Geoffrey Onyeama

GOMBE
18.Dr Ali Isa Ibrahim Pantani

IMO
19. Emeka Nwajuba

JIGAWA
20. Engr. Suleiman H. Adamu

KADUNA
21. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed
22. Dr. Muhammed Mahmood

KANO
23. Sabo Nanono
24. Major General Bashir Magashi retd

KATSINA
25. Sen. Hadi Sirika

KEBBI
26. Abubakar Malami

KOGI
27. Ramatu Tijjani

KWARA
28. Lai Mohammed
29. Gbemisola Saraki

LAGOS
30. Babatunde Raji Fashola
31. Sen. Olorunnibe Mamora

NASSARAWA
32. Muhammed H. Abdullahi

NIGER
33. Zubairu Dada

OGUN
34. Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite

ONDO
35. Tayo Alashoadura

OSUN
36. Rauf Aregbesola

OYO
37. Sunday Dare

PLATEAU
38. Pauline Talen

RIVERS
39. Rotimi Amaechi

40. SOKOTO
Muhammad Maigari Dangyadi

TARABA
41. Engr. Saleh Mamman

YOBE
42. Abubakar D. Aliyu

ZAMFARA
43. Umar Farouk.

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