Kaduna ministerial nominee, Balarabe Abbas has collapsed during screening.
NaijaOnPoint Nigeria reports that Abbas Balarabe, the ministerial nominee from Kaduna State, collapsed while undergoing his Senate screening.
This Nigeria news platform understands that after Balarabe concluded his presentation before the lawmakers, he suddenly collapsed as one of the Kaduna senators was commending his efforts.
Following Balarabe’s collapse, Senate President GodsWill Akpabio raised his voice, urgently ordering, “Retrieve water and sugar! Dial Dr. Musa.”
Immediately afterward, Akpabio convened a closed-door session.
Balarabe was nominated as a replacement for the former Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai.
BREAKING: Ministerial Nominee Balarabe Abbas Collapses During Screening
Ministerial nominee Balarabe Abbas Lawal, hailing from Kaduna State, collapsed during his Senate screening on Wednesday, leading to a chaotic scene in the Chamber.
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