Senate President, Godswill Akpabio on Thursday has unveiled the long-awaited ministerial list of President Bola Tinubu and thier portfolios.
Akpabio read the names of the nominees during plenary session on Thursday.
Former Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, made the list read on the floor of the Senate on Thursday afternoon.
Ex-Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi; and presidential spokesman, Dele Alake also made the list.
After a long wait by Nigerians, the Chief of Staff to the President, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Thursday, presented Tinubu’s ministerial list before the Senate.
The unveiling of the names followed a point of order raised by the leader of the Senate, Opeyemi Bamidele, who urged his colleagues to allow Femi Gbajabiamila into the chamber to submit the ministerial list.
Gbajabiamila, the immediate past Speaker of the House of the Representatives, presented the list to Senate President Godswill Akpabio at exactly 01:19pm.
Akpabio thereafter read the ministerial list with 28 nominees.
The President appointed his ministers in compliance with the provisions of the constitution.
According to a new amendment to the 1999 Constitution, the President and governors must submit the names of persons nominated as ministers or commissioners within 60 days of taking the oath of office for confirmation by the Senate or state Houses of Assembly.
The president in the letter although said the list is not exhaustive.
BELOW IS THE FULL LIST:
Yususf Maitama Tukur
Dr. Diris Anite Uzoka
Ezenwo Nyesom Wike
Muhammed Badaru Abubakar
Nasir El Rufai
Uju KEnedy Ohaneye
Bello Muhammad Goronyo
Emman Suleman Ibrahim
Prof Ali Pate
Prof Joseph Usev
Sani Abubakar Danladi