Ministerial List: El-Rufai Allegedly Withdraws Nomination

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Former Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has withdrawn his nomination to serve as a minister in the government of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Premium Times reports.

Also, the ex-governor recommended a replacement to serve as a minister.

Quoting a source from the presidency, the online newspaper said El-Rufai had informed President Tinubu that he would no longer consider his nomination as a minister in the government.

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El-Rufai reportedly assured Tinubu that he would continue contributing his quota to national development as a private citizen.

The report said El-Rufai has recommended Jafaru Ibrahim Sani, who served as commissioner in three ministries – Local Government Education and Environment in Kaduna State as replacement.

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Recall that the confirmation of El-Rufai and two other ministerial nominees by the Senate was delayed on the ground of insecurity.

The Senate transmitted 45 confirmed nominees to the President.

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