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UPDATED: Tinubu nominates 3 new ministers, seeks senate’s confirmation

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has sent 3 additional ministerial nominees to the Senate for confirmation.

The new nominees include Dr Jamila Bio Ibrahim, Balarabe Abbas and Olawale Olawande.

This is contained in a letter sent by Tinubu to then senate and read by the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, during resumption of plenary by lawmakers on Tuesday, October 3, 2023.

Balarabe, who is among the nominees, is a a ministerial replacement for the former Kaduna Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, whose confirmation was stepped down by the senate due to alleged security report.

The other nominees Dr Jamila Bio Ibrahaim and Ayodele Olawande, were earlier nominated as Minister of Youths and Minister of State for Youths by the president.