BREAKING: David Umahi Resigns From National Assembly, Details Emerge

Jul 27, 2023 | Uncategorized

  • The Deputy Senate Leader, Dave Umahi is gearing up to resign from his position at the 10th National Assembly
  • Umahi will resign from the red chamber following his nomination and appointment as a minister under President Bola Tinubu’s cabinet submitted
  • The APC chieftain has served as the former governor and deputy governor of Ebonyi state, Southeast Nigeria

David Umahi, who is the Deputy Senate Leader at the National Assembly, is getting ready to step down from his position as a senator.

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David Umahi was nominated by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as a Minister.
Photo credit: Barr. Chioma Nweze
Source: Facebook

Why Umahi is resigning from his position as a senator

His purported resignation is due to his nomination and likely appointment as a minister in the Federal Republic of Nigeria under President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s cabinet, BusinessDay reported.

Umahi who served as the governor of Ebonyi state and represents Ebonyi South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, is a leader in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Umahi and other bigwigs on Tinubu’s ministerial list

He is part of a group of powerful nominees, including former Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, former Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Dele Alake, and others, who have been chosen as potential ministers for Tinubu’s government, Leadership report confirmed.

Senate President Godswill Akpabio acknowledged the nominations and mentioned that more names would be sent to the Senate for consideration in the near future.

Nigerians are eagerly waiting for the Senate’s confirmation process to see how the new administration’s team will be formed and what roles the nominees will take on in Tinubu’s government.

Tinubu’s ministerial nominees: Wike, Edun, Oyetola, El-Rufai, Adelabu, Edu, others reportedly make list

A fresh report has indicated that the immediate past governors of Kaduna and Rivers states, Nasir El-Rufai and Nyesom Wike, have made it to the ministerial list of President Bola Tinubu, reported.

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The report by Vanguard further stated that the president will today. Thursday, July 27, send the list of ministerial nominees to the Senate for screening and confirmation, barring any last-minute change.

The Nation also reported that a Senate source said President Tinubu forwarded the list to Senate President Godswill Akpabio Thursday morning, in line with the constitutional provision that the list should get to the National Assembly within 60 days after the presidential inauguration.

Source reveals who may become Tinubu’s attorney general of federation

President Bola Tinubu has been said to be ready to forward the long-awaited ministerial list to the national assembly today, Thursday, July 27.

Multiple sources disclosed that Lateef Fagbemi is likely to become the choice of President Tinubu’s attorney general of the federation and minister of justice.

Fagbemi is the lead counsel defending the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the ongoing hearing at the 2023 presidential election petition court.


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