By: Sunday Shekwonya
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has given ministerial nominees a deadline to complete their documentation.
Speaking to newsmen, the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Abdullahi Gumel, who made this disclosure Friday, noted that the ministerial nominees have, however, commenced their documentation.
He further disclosed that all nominees were expected to visit the office of the SSA, located at AB 25, Basement, National Assembly complex, between July 28 and July 30.
His words: “This is for necessary documentation, ahead of screening, which commences on Monday, July 31.”
“Documentation for ministerial nominees has commenced and the nominees are expected to complete all necessary processes before the screening”, he reiterated.
“The office will be opened on Friday, Saturday and Sunday for this purpose; this is to enable all nominees complete the process before the screening,” he added.
Recall that President Tinubu had on Thursday submitted a list containing 28 ministerial nominees for screening and confirmation.
They are Abubakar Momoh (Edo), Yusuf Maitama (Bauchi), Ahmad Dangiwa (Katsina), Hanatu Musawa (Katsina), Uche Nnaji (Enugu), Dr. Betta Edu (Cross River), Dr. Doris Uzoka-Anite (Imo), Senator David Umahi (Ebonyi), Nyesom Wike (Rivers), Muhammed Badaru Abubakar (Jigawa), Nasir el-Rufai (Kaduna), Ekperikpe Ekpo (Akwa Ibom), Nkiru Onyejiocha (Abia), and Olubumi Tunji-Ojo (Ondo).
Others are Stella Okotete (Delta), Uju Kennedy (Anambra), Bello Mohammed Goronyo (Sokoto), Dele Alake (Ekiti), Lateef Fagbemi (Kwara), Mohammed Idris (Niger), Olawale Edun (Ogun), Waheed Adebayo Adelabu (Oyo), Mrs. Iman Suleiman Ibrahim (Plateau), Prof. Ali Pate (Bauchi), Prof. Joseph Utsev (Benue), Senator Abubakar Kyari (Borno), Senator John Eno (Cross River) and Senator Sani Abubakar Danladi (Taraba.)