Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has submitted to the Senate for confirmation, the list of nominees as Ministers of the Federal Republic.
This is according to section 147(2) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic.
The list includes Senator Patricia Akwashiki, Nassarawa State, Professor Nicholas Akise Ada, Benue State, Col. Augustine Okwudiri Akobundu, rtd Abia State and Engr. Fidelis Nwankwo from Ebonyi State.
Others are Hauwa'u Lawan, Jigawa State, Senator Mohammed Musiliu Obanikoro, Lagos, Kenneth Kobari, Rivers State and Senator Joel Danlami Ikenya, Taraba State.
"The President while assuring the distinguished Senators of his highest consideration trust that the exercise will receive the traditional attention of the Senate," read a statement by Charles Akpan, Assistant Director of the Presidency.
- CAJ News