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Senate to screen Buhari’s ministerial nominees on June 29


Senate to screen Buhari’s ministerial nominees on June 29

President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday, said that the Senate would on June 29,  screen for confirmation, the seven nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari for ministerial appointment.

Lawan made the announcement before  Senate adjourned the plenary to June 28.

“The ministerial nominees will be screened on Wednesday next week,” he said.

President Buhari, in a letter dated 15th June 2022, requested the Senate to confirm the nomination of seven ministerial nominees.

Buhari had said that the request was made in accordance with Section 147(2) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended.

The nominees for confirmation include Henry Ikechukwu Ikoh (Abia), Umana Okon Umana – (Akwa Ibom)  Ekumankama Joseph Nkama- (Ebonyi), Goodluck Nanah Opiah ( Imo), Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub (Kano) Ademola Adewole Adegoroye  (Ondo)and Odum Udi ( Rivers).

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