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Ministerial nominees screening starts Wednesday

24 February 2015, 21:29

Lagos - The Senate is on Wednesday at plenary set to begin the process for the confirmation of Ministerial Nominees.

According to the Notice Paper of the Senate, the House will thus consider the request of President Goodluck Jonathan, in accordance with section 147 (2) of the 1999 Constitution as amended.

Also read: 'Governors, ministers under investigation for fraud'

Assistant Director in the Presidency, Charles Akpan, said those to be screened on Wednesday include Senator Patricia Akwashiki, Professor Nicholas Akise Ada, Col. Augustine Okwudiri Akobundu, Engineer Fidelis Nwankwo, Hauwa'u Lawan, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, Kenneth Kibani and Senator Joel Danlami Ikenya.

He said on Tuesday, t plenary, the Senate received the reports of a number of Committees.

These are the Committees on Investment, Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Conference Committee on Nigeria Financial Intelligence Centre bill and report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Breach of Security at the National Assembly Complex. 


- CAJ News


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