Ministerial Nominee Maryam Shetty Already In Senate For Screening Before Being Dropped

Maryam Shetty

Maryam Shetty, a ministerial nominee from Kano state, was at the Senate for screening when she got the news of being dropped.

Her nomination had divided opinion online.

Frontline News Online gathered Maryam was already in the National Assembly complex for her screening. She had been dropped by some associates in a black SUV.

Dressed in a black flowing gown with a red head gear, Shetty had a pair of sunshade on.

In a video, the former nominee was seen posing for photographs with some persons before being led away.

The nominee’s name was part of the list on the Senate’s order paper. She was among those lined up for screening while her documents had been sent ahead, but it suddenly came into light that her nomination had been withdrawn with another nominee from Kano State replacing her.

In a letter addressed to Senate President Godswill Akpabio and read during plenary on Friday, the President nominated Festus Keyamo, former Minister of State for Labour and Employment, as minister.

Meanwhile, the screening of the ministerial nominees is ongoing at the senate.

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