President Mohammadu Buhari has nominated Barr. Joseph Ekumankama and six others as Ministers to replace the former ministers that resigned from his cabinet. Barr. Ekumankama till his nomination by Mr. President was the Commissioner for Intergovernmental Affairs in Ebonyi State Government.
Other nominees are:Henry Ikechukwu Ikoh – Abia State, Umana Okon Umana – Akwa Ibom State, Goodluck Nnana Opiah – Imo State, Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub – Kano State, Ademola Adewole Adegoroye – Ondo State and Odum Odih – Rivers State