General Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly submitted 40 names of possible ministers in his government to the Department of State Services, the Directorate of Military Intelligence and the National Intelligence Agency for screening.
According to the unconfirmed report, the names pencilled for ministerial appointments include, Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers state; Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwanso of Kano state; and former Ekiti state governor and APC deputy national chairman, Engineer Segun Oni.
The list also contains names like, the former Osun state governor, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, the publisher of Ovation magazine, Dele Momodu, the former PDP national auditor, Chief Bode Mustapha, the son of General TY Danjuma, Isaiah Danjuma.
More names on the list, which report says was submitted last week, include; n Ondo State former gubernatorial candidate; Engineer Funsho Kupolokun, a senator-elect from Ogun state, Bisola Adegbenro, a former executive director of First Bank, Kehinde Lawanson (SAN) and former minister of justice, Chief Bayo Ojo.
Report says other names are undergoing screening.