He was the second to be screened for confirmation, but fainted shortly after he took turns to be screened by lawmakers
Immediately, he fainted, the Sergeant-At-Arms ordered journalists out of the Chambers.
Senator Ishaku Abbo representing Adamawa North personally rushed him to the National Assembly Clinic to seek for medical attention.
A wheel chair was immediately rushed to the Chamber as he could not be revived to walk by himself.
The nominee replaced the former governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, who was declined confirmation due to security concerns.