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Breaking: Senate confirms two ministerial nominees

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed two ministerial nominees – Stephen Ocheni and Suleiman Hassan.

The names of the nominees were sent to the Senate by President Muhammadu Buhari.

While Ocheni will be the representative of Kogi State on the Federal Executive Council, replacing James Ocholi, who died on the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway in a crash, Hassan, the representative of Gombe State, will be taking the place of Amina Mohammed now serving as the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations.