Just-In: Ministerial Nominee Slumps During Screening

A ministerial nominee, Balarabe Abbas Lawal, slumped while being screened by the Senate on Wednesday.


Balarabe Abbas Lawal who is from Kaduna State, had spoken for several minutes during his screening before falling to the floor.


Lawal is one of the three new ministerial nominees being screened by the Senate, with others being Dr Jamila Bio Ibrahim from Kwara State and Mr Ayodele Olawande from Ondo State.

The Senate went into a closed-door session while efforts were being made to revive the nominee.