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Meet Umana Okon Umana: New Minister Appointed By Buhari

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Seven nominations for ministerial positions were sent to the Senate on Tuesday for confirmation by President Muhammadu Buhari.

At the beginning of today’s plenary, a letter addressed to Senate President Ahmad Lawan contained the request for confirmation. The letter was read aloud.

The confirmation request was made in accordance with Section 147 subsection 2 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended, according to President Buhari’s letter.

In this article, StechiteGist Media shall be sharing briefly what we know about Umana Okon Umana from Akwa Ibom State.


Umana is a former commissioner for Finance in Akwa Ibom and was also appointed secretary to the state government (SSG) when Godswill Akpabio was the governor.

He resigned from the position in 2013 and joined APC a year later. He was the party’s candidate in the 2015 Akwa Ibom governorship election and lost to Emmanuel Udom.

He is currently the managing director of the Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA).

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Not much is known about Umana Okon Umana, but we shall keep this page updated as soon as we get more credible information.

The full list of other nominees are: Henry Ikechukwu – Abia State, Umana Okon Umana – Akwa-Ibom State; Ekuma Joseph – Ebonyi State; Goodluck Nana Opia – Imo State; Umar Ibrahim Yakub – Kano State; Ademola Adewole Adegorioye – Ondo State; Odo Udi – Rivers State.

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