#MinisterialScreening: Why Buhari Dropped Ibeto From Ministerial Nominees

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The Senate President, Bukola Saraki at today’s plenary read a letter announcing President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to withdraw the name of immediate past Deputy Governor of Niger State, Ahmed Musa Ibeto from his ministerial list, bringing the total number of nominees to 36 from 37 earlier submitted.Ministerial list

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According to Vanguard the withdrawal of Ibeto’s name may not be unconnected to the fact that like Ibeto, another ministerial nominee, Abubakar Bawa Bwari, who was among the second batch of 16 nominees announced by Senate President yesterday, also hails from Niger State.

Meanwhile, the Senate has promised to improve on whatever gains it recorded yesterday, adding that it would use the feelings of the general public as the yardstick with which to adjudge self.

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Chairman of the Senate Ad hoc Committee on Publicity, Senator Dino Melaye, who disclosed this on Wednesday, explained that what happened yesterday was the confirmation screening.



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