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JUST IN: Senate confirms, Olawande, Ibrahim, and Lawal as ministers

The Senate has confirmed three additional ministerial nominees.

Nigeria Senate Building. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Nigeria Senate Building. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Abuja, Nigeria

The Senate has confirmed three additional ministerial nominees.

This followed their screening on Wednesday at the Senate chamber of the National Assembly. 

The nominees include Balarabe Abbas Lawal from Kaduna State, Dr Jamila Bio Ibrahim from Kwara State and Ayodele Olawande from Ondo State.

Ibrahim from Kwara State was the first candidate screened for the day followed by Lawal and Olawande.

President Bola Tinubu had written to the Senate, seeking its confirmation of the three new ministerial nominees.

The Tinubu administration now has a total of 48 ministers.

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