Ministerial screening: A mere charade or genuine process?


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By Luminous Jannamike, Abuja

Barely a week ago, President Bola Tinubu made a bold political move by sending a list of 47 ministerial nominees to the Senate for approval, thus setting the stage for a heated debate and intense scrutiny. The unveiling of the nominees sparked a wave of reactions across the country, as Nigerians closely monitored the unfolding drama surrounding the screening process.

The list of nominees comprised a mix of familiar faces and surprise inclusions.

Among them are well known members of the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), signaling Tinubu’s intention ‘to foster unity and inclusivity in his administration.’

However, the list also featured several figures who have previously been entangled in political and legal controversies, fueling debates about the criteria used in the selection process.

The drama, controversies,…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper