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Buhari scrutinizing 15 other ministerial nominees

02 October 2015, 11:06

Abuja - Indications have emerged why President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to submit the name of the remaining 15 ministerial nominees to the senate, Vanguard reports.

It was gathered that last minute the security checks are being carried out on the remaining nominees within and outside Nigeria.

The President on Wednesday forwarded to the Senate, names of 21 nominees for confirmation, with a promise to send the others in due course.

Also read: Senate receives Buhari's ministerial list

Each state of the federation is, by virtue of the constitution, entitled to a ministerial slot in the federal cabinet.

It was further learned that the names of those transmitted to the Senate on Wednesday were those whose background checks had been concluded.

Read more at Vanguard

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