Buhari nominates Ocheni, Hassan as ministers

Buhari nominates Ocheni, Hassan as ministers

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 12:03 pm

President Mohammadu Buhari: nominates two for ministerial appointment

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday nominated Professor Stephen Ikani Ocheni (Kogi State) and Suleiman Hassan (Gombe) for consideration as Ministers.

Senate President Bukola Saraki read Buhari’s letter on the nomination at plenary on Wednesday.

Ocheni is to replace Barrister James Ocholi (Minister of State for Labour and Employment)  who died in a ghastly motor accident along Kaduna-Abuja road in 2016.

On the other hand, Hassan will replace Mrs. Amina Mohammed, the former  Minister for Environment who is now the  Deputy Secretary General of United Nations.

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