Tinubu replaces Kano’s Shetty with Mariya on ministerial nominee list

President Bola Tinubu has replaced a Kano ministerial nominee, Maryam Shetty, with Dr Mariya Mahmoud Bunkure, on undisclosed ground.

Senate President Godswill Akpabio who read out a letter by the President at Friday’s plenary session, said former minister of state for labour, Keyamo Festus Keyamo, has also been nominated.

According to the letter, Dr Mariya Mahmoud Bunkure is to replace Shetty as a ministerial nominee from Kano State.

He named Festus Keyamo from Delta State and Mariga Mahmoud from Kano State.

He dropped Maryam Shetty from Kano State without no reason given, it was gathered.

This addition now takes the total number of ministerial nominees to 48.

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