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Buhari nominates former PDP chairman Audu Ogbe as minister

Written By Idoma Television on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | 11:57:00 AM

Idoma, the second largest group in Benue state is set to produce another minister as there are indications that chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Audu Ogbeh is on President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial list submitted by Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate) to the upper chamber of the National Assembly. 
Benue.com.ng reports that after thorough scrutiny, the former PDP National Chairman is one of the 36 nominees that passed the rubicon against corruption to make the list. 

According to the report, "Our source added that Chief Ogbeh was under consideration to be minister of either agriculture or water resources, however couldn’t confirm whether he was the sole nominee from Benue State or not.

Chief Audu Innocent Ogbeh hails from Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue State. His 39-year old political career have seen him rise through the ranks from state assembly member in 1979 to being minister and also chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from 2001 to 2005.

 Since leaving the PDP, the veteran politician has been an Elder statesman in the All Progressives Congress, APC and close confident of President Buhari.

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