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Fashola, Amaechi, Ezekwesili may make Buhari’s cabinet

15 June 2015, 18:15

Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari is set to unveil the list of his ministers after he returns from the African Union (AU) Summit in South Africa, reports The Nation.

Among those penciled down to become ministers are the immediate past governors of Lagos and Rivers States, Babatunde Fashola and Rotimi Amaechi respectively and a former Minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili.

Other candidates said to be on the list include; a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Abdurahman Danbazzau; Prof. Pat Utomi of the Pan- Atlantic University and former Chief Economic Adviser to the late President Umaru Yar’Adua, Dr.Tanimu Yakubu Kirfi.

Also read: Buhari reveals how his cabinet will emerge

One of ex-Ekiti Governor Kayode Fayemi and ex-Osun Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola may also make the list.

Some of the individuals being considered are seen as “ethical” candidates from ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, ex-Chief of Army Staff, Gen. T.Y. Danjuma, All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Bola Tinubu, ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar, and the newly-elected Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.

Read more at The Nation.

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