Wike, el-Rufai, Alake, Fagbemi, others make Tinubu’s ministerial list

Wike, el-Rufai, Alake, Fagbemi, others make Tinubu’s ministerial list

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has forwarded his list of ministerial nominees to the Senate, signaling his commitment to establish a government of inclusion and competence.

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The list comprises a mix of seasoned politicians and technocrats, chosen following extensive consultations with key party leaders.

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President Tinubu’s Ministerial list which is a blend of politicians, technocrats and even members of the opposition political party is seen as a deliberate move by the president to hoist a government of Inclusion of sorts.

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Former Kaduna State Governor Nasiru El-Rufai, his Rivers State counterpart Nyesom Wike, and distinguished medical scholar Ali Pate are among the notable figures included in President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s list of ministerial nominees submitted to the Senate.

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This comprehensive list features individuals from diverse backgrounds, ranging from legal luminaries and economists to experienced politicians and journalists.

President Tinubu’s commitment to fostering a government of inclusion and competence is reflected in the thoughtful selection of his ministerial nominees.

Emphasizing patriotism, dedication, and experience, prominent party leaders and top stakeholders were consulted to ensure a balanced representation of various regions and interests.

The nominees, a harmonious blend of politicians and technocrats, offer a promising outlook for the administration’s agenda, aptly named ‘Renewed Hope.’

With the list now submitted to the Senate, Nigerians eagerly await the confirmation process and the unveiling of the portfolios assigned to each nominee.

Meet the Notable Nominees

Among the esteemed nominees is Ali Pate, a distinguished Harvard professor of medicine and former Minister of State for Health under the Jonathan Administration.

His extensive expertise in the healthcare sector positions him as a likely contender for the Health portfolio, where he can make significant contributions to the nation’s well-being.

Nyesom Wike, a renowned lawyer and former Minister of State for Education, has been an influential figure in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and played a key role in the G-5 faction, opposing Alhaji Atiku’s presidential ambition.

His nomination opens up various possibilities within the cabinet, given his vast experience in governance and public administration.

Nasiru El-Rufai, a former Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and head of the APC Panel on Restructuring, brings his astute insights to the table.

The Power Ministry seems a plausible fit for his expertise, where he can drive reforms and enhance Nigeria’s energy landscape.

The list also includes legal luminary Lateef Fagbemi (SAN), economist Olawale Edun, former Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, APC Women Leader Mrs. Betta Edu, Senator Ben Ayade, and renowned journalist Dele Alake, who currently serves as the Special Adviser on Media, Strategy, and Special Duties.

President Tinubu’s submission of the ministerial list, has ended the anxiety that trailed his delay in sending the list earlier. He has also satisfied the constitutional 60-day period after his inauguration.

While the exact number of nominees and the presence of portfolios have not been officially disclosed, the list signifies a commitment to a diverse and representative cabinet.

As the Senate gears up to screen the nominees, the nation awaits with anticipation.

The process is expected to take place next week, allowing Nigerians to witness the scrutiny of the nominees’ qualifications and suitability for their respective roles.


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