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Senate approves Buhari’s request to appoint 15 advisers

2015-06-03 17:00
Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former army general Muhammadu Buhari speaks during a press conference in Kano, northern Nigeria, on January 21, 2015. Nigeria's main opposition candidate today rejected claims about hi ~ AMINU ABUBAKAR

Abuja - The Senate on Wednesday gave its nod to the request of President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint 15 special advisers, reports Punch.

The approval comes less than 24 hours after the Senate received Buhari’s request to appoint the special Advisers, who will assist him to carry out his functions as President.

Also read: Buhari seeks Senate approval to appoint 15 special advisers

The approval was given through a voice vote.

Senators present at Wednesday’s sitting overwhelmingly supported the approval with a resounding ‘ayes’.

The names of the 15 special advisers were, however, not revealed.

Read more at Punch.

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