Lagos State Governor and President-Elect, Tinubu, has promptly submitted his ministerial list to the National Assembly, demonstrating his commitment to meet the constitutional deadline. The list was transmitted a day before the 60-day timeline’s expiration, which was set for July 28.
In compliance with the constitutional provisions, Tinubu’s timely submission reflects his determination to swiftly form his cabinet and hit the ground running once he assumes office. The National Assembly will now commence the necessary processes to screen and confirm the nominees for ministerial positions, paving the way for the new government to commence its duties efficiently
A file photo of President Bola Tinubu
President-Elect Bola Tinubu has unveiled his much-awaited ministerial list, and the All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed confidence in his determination to excel in office. Felix Morka, the National Publicity Secretary of the APC, praised Tinubu’s cautious approach to constituting his cabinet, stating that the President is meticulously selecting a team that will help realize his vision and ensure the administration’s success.
“The President is someone who is determined to do well as a leader, President of this country,” Morka stated during an appearance on Channels Television’s Politics Today.
Despite some delays in the list’s release, Morka assured the public that Tinubu is making calculated decisions to form a competent team capable of supporting him in his role as President.
Tinubu’s initial nominations included politicians, including former governors, current and former members of the Senate, and House of Representatives. Among the nominees, 25% are women, and 75% are men. Notable women on the list include Betta Edu, Doris Aniche Uzoka, Hannatu Musawa, Nkiru Onyeojiocha, Stella Okotete, Nkiru Onyeojiocha, Uju Kennedy Ohaneye, and Iman Suleiman Ibrahim.
The transmission of the ministerial list to the National Assembly occurred one day before the constitutional deadline of July 28, 2023, demonstrating Tinubu’s commitment to following the appropriate timeline.
Apart from the ministerial nominations, the APC spokesman also addressed the ongoing crisis within the party triggered by the resignations of Senator Abdullahi Adamu and Senator Iyiola Omisore as National Chairman and National Secretary, respectively.
Reports have emerged suggesting that the party is considering former Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje as Adamu’s replacement, while former Senate spokesman Ajibola Basiru may take over from Omisore. However, Morka refrained from confirming or debunking the reports, stating that there is no official response from the APC on the matter at this time.
APC Spokesman Maintains No Official Decision on Succession for Vacant Offices Felix Morka, the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has reiterated that there is no official decision yet regarding the succession to the vacant offices within the party. Speaking on the issue of replacing Senator Abdullahi Adamu as National Chairman and Senator Iyiola Omisore as National Secretary, Morka emphasized that the matter is expected to be addressed by the National Executive Council (NEC), which will provide further directions in due course. The party remains hopeful that the NEC will resolve the matter and ensure a smooth transition for the leadership positions.[logo-slider]