The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointments of former Lagos State governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), his Ekiti State counterpart, Dr Kayode Fayemi, and that of Anambra State, Senator Chris Ngige as ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The Senate arrived at this decision shortly after all the nineteen nominees were cleared by members of the upper legislative chamber.

Other cleared are: Sen Udoma Udo Udoma (Akwa-Ibom), Chief Audu Ogbeh (Benue), Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu (Ebonyi), Dr. Osagie Ehanire (Edo), Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (Kano), Alhaji Lai Mohammed (Kwara), Amina Ibrahim Mohammed (Gombe), Engr. Suleiman H. Adamu (Jigawa), Ibrahim Usman Jibril (Nasarawa), Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Abubakar Malami (SAN), Sen. Aisha Jummai Alhassan, Barrister Solomon Dalong, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, Sen. Hadi Sirika, and Barrister Adebayo Shittu

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