A former Nigeria Ambassador to Ghana, Musiliu Obanikoro, ex while National security adviser , General Aliyu Gusau and four other ministerial nominees have been confirmed by the Nigerian senate.
ministerial nominees have scaled through the Senate screening and now confirmed ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Also cleared were Hon. Mohammed Wakil, Ambassador Aminu Wali, Akon Etim Eyakenyi and Lawrencia Labaran Mallam.
Obanikoro, a former PDP governorship candidate in Lagos State was the first nominee to be screened.
He read out his curriculum vitae, saying he had served as local government chairman, commissioner, Senator and Nigeria’s Ambassador to Ghana.
In line with the Senate tradition, he was simply asked to take a bow.
Gusau was also asked to take a bow after the Senate President, David Mark, introduced him as a graduate of the inaugural class of the Nigerian Defence Academy.
Other nominees also had it easy scaling through the screening with the exemption of former Ambassador to China, Aminu Wali, who was drilled before being cleared.