BREAKING: Senate confirms appointment of President Buhari's 2 ministers (video)

BREAKING: Senate confirms appointment of President Buhari's 2 ministers (video)

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed the appointment of two more ministers for President Muhammadu Buhari.

The new ministers are Steven Ocheni from Kogi state and Suleiman Zarma from Gombe state.

The new ministers are to replace late Ocholi from Kogi state who died in a road accident and Amina Mohammed who took a job as the deputy secretary-general at the United Nations.

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NAIJ.com recalls that the president forwarded the name of two nominees for ministerial appointment.

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The list, which was sent to the upper house of legislature and was read by Senate President Bukola Saraki contained the names of Stephen Ocheni (Kogi) and Suleiman Hassam (Gombe).

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com reported earlier that the authorities of KSU Anyigba had cleared one of the ministerial nominees Professor Ocheni of any wrongdoings academically.

According to the University, the procedure used in appointing Professor Ocheni was the same as that used in appointing other professors in the university.

A statement signed by the registrar/secretary of council Dr Yunusa Abubakar and seen by NAIJ.com on Tuesday, May 2 said that between 19 and 21 May, 2014, the KSU Appointments and Promotions Committee recommended the appointment of the then Dr Ocheni as a professor.

Watch this NAIJ.com TV video of minister of transportation Chibuike Amaechi commenting on the work of Buhari's ministers.

Source: Naij.com

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