FORMER Governor of River State, Rotimi Amaechi was Thursday confirmed as minister, despite protest by Senators of the Peoples Democratic Party – PDP.
Apart from Amaechi, the Senate also confirmed the nomination of nomination of 17 others as ministers.
Amaechi’s confirmation was done by senators of the All Progressives Congress – APC, in the absence of their protesting PDP members.
They are Adebayo Shittu, Kadjiat Abba Ibrahim, Heineken Lokpobiri, Claidius Omoyele Daramola, Baba Shehuri Mustapha, James Ocholi, Isaac Folorunsho Adewole, Bawa Bwari, Geoffrey Onyeama and Zainab Ahmed.
Others are; Masur Mohammed Danladi, Usani Uguru, Okechukwu Elemanah, Anthony Anwuka, Mohammed Musa Bello, Adamu Adamu and Aisha Abubakar.