The presidency has said that Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will today swear in two new ministers. Osinbajo’s spokesperson, Mr Laolu Akande, confirmed that the two ministers would be inaugurated before weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting today.
Akande also tweeted that, “AgP Osinbajo would be swearing in the two new ministers already confirmed by the Senate tomorrow morning @ start of the Federal Exco meeting.” The two ministerial nominees are Stephen Ocheni from Kogi State and Suleiman Hassan from Gombe State.
They were cleared by the Senate on May 3 and have been waiting to be part of the federal cabinet.
One of the sources disclosed that the acting president had got the nod of President Muhammadu Buhari to swear in Ocheni and Hassan.
It was learnt that the two ministers-designate received their letters of invitation for the inauguration yesterday evening from the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
They are to be accompanied to the inauguration ceremony by three persons each.
A top government official also hinted that there is a possibility of a “minor” cabinet reshuffle today.
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