Tinubu Nominates Keyamo, Substitutes Mahmud For Shetty

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News Investigators/ President Bola Tinubu has nominated a former Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo for consideration and approval of Senate, even as the president withdrew the earlier nomination of Maryam Shetty and replaced with Mairiga Mahmud.

Both Mrs Shetty and Mahmud are from Kano State.

Mr. Tinubu in the letter addressed to President of Senate, Godswill Akpiabio and read at plenary on Fridays did not give reason for the changes made to Kano nomination.

“In compliance to the provision of the section 147 sub section 2 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended.

“And sequel to my earlier correspondence dated Aug 2, 2023.

“I resolved to withdraw the nomination of Dr.Maryam Shetty.

“Furthermore, I am pleased to nominate Dr Mariga Mahmud and Mr Festus Keyamo for consideration, and if been fit, confirm by the Senate as ministers.

“While hoping the above request will receive the kind consideration and approval of the senate, please accept Distinguished Senate President and distinguished Senators the assurances of my highest regard,”Tinubu said (NAN)

President Bola Tinubu has nominated a former Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo for consideration and approval of Senate, even as the president withdrew the earlier nomination of Maryam Shetty and replaced with Mairiga Mahmud.

Both Mrs Shetty and Mahmud are from Kano State.

Mr. Tinubu in the letter addressed to President of Senate, Godswill Akpiabio and read at plenary on Fridays did not give reason for the changes made to Kano nomination.

“In compliance to the provision of the section 147 sub section 2 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended.

“And sequel to my earlier correspondence dated Aug 2, 2023.

“I resolved to withdraw the nomination of Dr.Maryam Shetty.

“Furthermore, I am pleased to nominate Dr Mariga Mahmud and Mr Festus Keyamo for consideration, and if been fit, confirm by the Senate as ministers.

“While hoping the above request will receive the kind consideration and approval of the senate, please accept Distinguished Senate President and distinguished Senators the assurances of my highest regard,” Mr. Tinubu said.

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