A ministerial nominee from Kano State, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (retd), on Thursday said during ministerial screening in the Senate that infighting among Nigerian service chiefs was affecting the war against insurgency and other efforts against other forms of insecurity.
The Senate had on Thursday screened additional 14 ministerial nominees, bringing the number of people so far screened at the red chamber to 24, having screened 14 on Wednesday.
The nominees who were screened on Thursday were Senator Tayo Alasadura (Ondo); Chris Ngige (Anambra): Abubakar Aliyu (Yobe): Mustapha Shehuri (Borno); Bashir Magashi (Kano); Zubauru Dada (Niger); Timipre Sylva (Bayelsa); and Ramatu Aliyu (Kogi),
Others were Richard Adebayo (Ekiti); Mohammed Abdullahi (Nasarawa); Mohammed Bello (Adamawa); Sunday Dare (Oyo); Sa’adiya Farouq (Zamfara) and Zainab Ahmed (Kaduna). Read more