Exclusive: State Likely to Produce President Tinubu’s Minister of Finance Revealed

Exclusive: State Likely to Produce President Tinubu’s Minister of Finance Revealed

  • President Bola Tinubu’s minister of finance is likely to come from Lagos State
  • Wale Adeagbo, a legal practitioner, disclosed the development to legit.ng, adding that he got the information from a top APC chieftain in Ikorodu in Lagos
  • The president is expected to unveil his ministerial list and forwarded their names to the Senate on or before July 28

Ikorodu, LagosPresident Bola Tinubu has been said to be nursing the idea of nominating a minister of finance from Lagos.

This was disclosed to legit.ng by a Lagos-based lawyer, Wale Adeagbo, in an exclusive chat.

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Adeagbo says Tinubu’s minister of finance likely to be from Lagos
Photo Credit: Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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Adeagbo said from a reliable source that “the minister of finance is likely going to be from Lagos”.

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He added, “A very powerful Chieftain (of the APC) from Ikorodu disclosed so”.

President Tinubu is expected to forward the names of his ministerial nominees to the Senate on or before July 28, when he will be completing his 60 days in office.

The law has stated that the president must forward the names of his cabinet members to the legislature within his 60 days in office.

It was reported that some bigwigs in the All Progressives Congress (APC) are already jostling for ministerial appointments under President Tinubu’s administration.

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The bigwigs, including former governors, ex-ministers, and other chieftains of the APC, were alleged to have stormed the personal residence of the President in Bourdillon in Lagos when Tinubu was on Eid-Il-Adha’s holiday for four days.

President Tinubu has earlier revealed a plan to have a government of unity, where opposition party chieftains would be given some ministerial slot.

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Many political pundits have shared different opinions on the President’s plan; while some warned Tinubu against the move, others welcomed the development, noting that competence matters.

President Tinubu tenders his academic record from Chicago State University

Legit.ng earlier reported that President Bola Tinubu has defended himself against the controversies surrounding his educational background before the presidential election petition court in Abuja.

The president, through his lawyer, Wole Olanipekun, tendered his academic records from the Chicago State University on Tuesday.

This came as the president opened his defence against the petition filed by the PDP and Atiku on the outcome of the 2023 presidential election that produced Tinubu as president.

Source: Legit.ng


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