Buhari withdraws Ibeto’s name as Niger ministerial nominee


President Muhammadu Buhari has replaced Ahmed Musa Ibeto with Abubakar Bwuari Bawa as a ministerial nominee from Niger State.

President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki read President Buhari’s letter withdrawing Ibeto’s nomination on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday.

The President did not state reasons why he withdrew the nomination of the former Deputy Governor of Niger state

Ibeto’s candidature had been a source of friction in the state, largely because of the alleged lopsidedness in political appointments in the state.

The state Governor, Abubakar Bello, had been accused of lopsidedness in the appointment of political appointees.

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