Ministerial list: Senate suspends annual recess to grill Buhari’s nominees

The Senate has announced the postponement of its annual recess by one week.

This, it said, was to enable members screen the ministerial nominees forwarded to it by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The Chairman, Senate ad hoc committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Adedayo Adeyeye, stated this while addressing reporters on Tuesday.

DAILY POST reported earlier that Buhari on Tuesday submitted the names of 43 nominees to the red chamber for confirmation hearing.

The Senate’s annual recess was initially billed to start on Thursday.

Adeyeye disclosed that the “Senate would start the screening on Wednesday”.

According to the lawmaker, since the exercise would be thorough, “the Senate would suspend its rules to sit beyond 2pm and conduct plenary on Mondays and Fridays until all the nominees have been successfully grilled”.

 

Source: Dailypost ng

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