‘Used & Dumped’: Tinubu Snubs Keyamo, Fani-Kayode In 2nd Ministerial List

Festus Keyamo and Femi Fani-Kayode are not found on the list.

Bola Tinubu on Wednesday forwarded an additional 19 ministerial nominees list to Senate for screening and confirmation.

Surprisingly, the likes of Festus Keyamo and Femi Fani-Kayode were nowhere to be found on the list.

The duo, who have been vocal on Twitter, did not however make the second list after being dropped from the first list.

As expected, the Chief of Staff and the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajamiabila presented the new batch of ministerial list to the Senate President which was later read by Senator Akpabio.

Among the prominent Nigerians who made the new list are five former governors.

They are Adegboyega Oyetola from Osun, Atiku Bagudu from Kebbi, Bello Matawalle from Zamfara, Ibrahim Geidam from Yobe and Simon Lalong of Plateau.

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Other nominees on the list are, Abdullahi Tijjani Gwarzo, Bosun Tijani, Dr Maryam Shetty, Isiak Salako, Tunji Alausa and Dr Yusuf Tanko Sununu

Others are Lola Ade John, Shuaibu Abubakar Audu, Prof Tahir Mamman, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, Senator Alkali Ahmed Saidu; Senator Heineken Lokpobori; Uba Maigari Ahmadu and Zaphaniah Bitrus Jisalo.

It be recalled that four former governors made the first batch list; they are Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa, David Umahi of Ebonyi, Nasiru Ahmed El- Rufai of Kaduna and Nyesom Wike of Rivers.

With the arrival of the second batch of ministerial nominees, the total number of nominees before the Senate is now 47.