President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Muazu Sambo to replace Sal Mamman as minister of power.
The president asked the senate to approve Sambo as the minister of power.
Sale Mamman, former minister of power was sacked alongside Sabo Nanono, former agriculture minister by Buhari in September.
The president’s request seeking the confirmation of Sambo was in a letter read by Senate President Ahmad Lawan on the floor of the upper legislative chamber on Tuesday.
Buhari asked the senate to confirm some nominees as resident electoral commissioners (REC) and national commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The nominees are; Mohammed Haruna (national commissioner), May Agbamuche Mbu (national commissioner), Okeagu Kenneth Nnamdi (national commissioner) A.B. Alkali (national commissioner), and Rada H. Gumus (national commissioner).
Other nominees are; Sam Olumeko (national commissioner) and Olaniyi Olaleye Ijalaye (REC).
The president also asked the senate to confirm nominees to the National Population Commission (NPC) as commissioners.
The nominees are; Benedict Opong, Gloria Izofor, Patricia O. Iyayan Kuchi, Bala Haliru (Kebbi), and Iyatayo Oyetunbi.
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