The Chief of Staff to the President and the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has presented the new batch of ministerial list to the Senate.
The Rules of the chamber were suspended at 3:15 pm to allow for the Chief of Staff to enter the hallowed Red Chamber.
Gbajabiamila had last Thursday presented the list of 28-man ministerial nominees to the Senate President, GodsWill Akpabio.
Prominent Nigerians who made the list are the immediate past Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, and his colleague from Kaduna, Nasir El-Rufai, and former Ebonyi Governor, David Umahi.
The Senate is currently screening the first batch of ministerial nominees, a process that started on Monday.
Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, on Wednesday, unveiled 19 more ministerial nominees submitted by President Bola Tinubu.
In the new list are former Governors Gboyega Oyetola (Osun), Simon Lalong (Plateau), Bello Matawalle (Zamfara) and Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi). Already, the Senate has screened the 28 nominees in the first batch.
PRESIDENT TINUBU TRANSMITS ADDITIONAL LIST OF NOMINEES TO THE SENATE FOR SCREENING AND CONFIRMATION PRESIDENT BOLA AHMED TINUBU HAS TRANSMITTED TO THE SENATE THE SECOND LIST OF 19 MINISTERIAL NOMINEES TO THE SENATE FOR SCREENING AND CONFIRMATION THOSE LISTED AS MINISTERIAL NOMINEES INCLUDE
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