Breaking: President Buhari Makes Fresh Appointment in Power Sector, Nominates New Minister

Breaking: President Buhari Makes Fresh Appointment in Power Sector, Nominates New Minister

  • President Muhammdu Buhari has nominated Mr Muazu Jaji Sambo, for a minister in the power sector
  • The Senate President, Ahmed Lawan confirmed the development during plenary on Tuesday, December 14 in Abuja
  • Meanwhile, the appointment of Sambo was a move to replace the former Minister of Power, Sale Mamman

Abuja- President Muhammdu Buhari has nominated Mr. Muazu Jaji Sambo from Taraba state as a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

The Nation reports that Senate President Ahmad Lawan read Buhari’s letter urging the Senate to screen and confirm the nominee for an appointment during plenary on Tuesday morning, December 14.

Breaking: President Buhari Makes Fresh Appointment in Power Sector, Nominates New Minister
Meanwhile, Governor Aminu Tambuwal on Monday, December 13, briefed President Buhari on the security situation in the state. Photo credit: Muhammadu Buhari
Source: UGC

Sambo replaces the former Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, who was sacked in September, along with Sabo Nanono, ex-agriculture minister, The Punch added.

President Buhari makes three new appointments

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported days after sacking two ministers from his cabinet, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments of three new chief executives for some agencies under the federal ministry of education.

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It was reported that that the new appointments in the education ministry were disclosed by a spokesperson for the ministry, Bem Goong, in a statement on Wednesday, September 8.

The spokesperson stated that all the three appointments took effect from September 2 and would each be for an initial tenure of five years.

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In another news, the lawmaker representing Sokoto North senatorial district at the upper legislative chamber, Abuja, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, has appointed new special assistants.

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It was reported that Wamakko, who was a former governor of the state, said that the special assistants were appointed in order to facilitate the delivery of dividends of democracy to his constituents.

He said that the new appointments were also aimed at further reducing unemployment in the state.

The governor also promised that more special assistants would come on board in the nearest future as he strives to better the lots of his constituents.

Wamakko, who is the chairman, the Senate Committee on Defence, urged the new aides to justify the confidence reposed on them as their appointments were based on merit.


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