Ministerial List: Screening Will Be Thorough – Senate

Ministerial-listThe Senate will next week Wednesday decide the procedure for screening ministerial nominees submitted to it by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Senate, however, assured Nigerians that the screening of ministerial nominees would not be held up by unnecessary delays.
The Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, stated this on Thursday in Abuja,
Ndume said that the screening by the Senate would be thorough just as the nomination process adopted by the Presidency was.
He said, “The communication from Mr. President, which contains the list of the ministerial nominees and which remained sealed as I am talking to you, will be opened by the Senate President as soon as we resume plenary on Tuesday.
“It will appear on the Order Paper on Wednesday morning and the Senate will set up the necessary legislative procedure for the screening exercise. I wish to assure Nigerians that the screening exercise will be thorough just the way the nomination process was thorough”.
It would be recalled that Senate President Bukola Saraki had on Wednesday acknowledged receipt of the ministerial nominees list from the Presidency.
Source: PUNCH


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