Ministerial List: 33 Nominees Fail Buhari’s Corruption Test, 3 Unscathed

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The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari’s resolution to appoint a corruption free cabinet was evidently responsible for the disqualification of most of the ministerial nominees submitted to him by the All Progressive Congress.

Tribune publication has it that out of the 36 ministerial nominees penciled in and those submitted by APC leadership and sent to the DSS, EFCC, ICPC, CBN, the Force Criminal Investigations Department (FCID), and the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) for forensic screening, only three nominees came out unscathed.

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Some birds close to the polity have squealed that the president was dumbfounded as to the mind-boggling amount of money quantified in several transactions cutting across several sectors of the economy, including oil and gas, finance, power, governance and infrastructural commitments, which all contributed to the current decadence of the nation.

Consequently, President Buhari is said to have rescheduled the new date for the submission of his list of ministerial nominees to the Senate for approval to September, during which it is hoped that he would have prepared a new list that will be screened and those that scaled the integrity huddle, presented for confirmation.



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