Buhari nominates replacement for sacked power minister, seeks senate’s confirmation

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President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Mr Muazu Sambo, from Taraba State, as a minister-designate.

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

Buhari’s letter seeking the confirmation of the nominee was read by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, at the commencement of plenary on Tuesday.