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Nigeria: Jonathan Nominates Ex-NSA Gusau, Obanikoro, Boni Haruna, Others As Ministers

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Nigeria Senate

President Goodluck Jonathan has nominated former National Security Adviser, Aliyu Gusau; former Lagos Senator, Musiliu Obanikoro; and former Adamawa State governor, Boni Haruna, as ministers.

The three men were included in the list of 12 ministerial nominees sent to the Senate for confirmation.

Other nominees include current Nigerian Ambassador to China, Aminu Wali (from Kano State), and former leader of the House of Representatives, Mohammed Wakil from Borno.

Mr. Gusau is expected to fill the position of Defence Minister, a position currently vacant with the ministry being supervised by Information Minister, Labaran Maku.

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