Abuja - The Senate on Wednesday failed to duscuss the ministerial nomination of the former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro by President Goodluck Jonathan, Premium Times reports.
At the National Assembly gallery, Obanikoro’s family was seen at about 10.20 a.m. leaving the premises looking drawn as they expected the Senate would call up his nomination for deliberation.
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Obanikoro’s nomination is believed to be an appeasement from the president after the failed to secure the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship ticket for Lagos State.
He is currently embroiled in the infamous Ekiti rigging audio tape crisis, where he is heard virtually threatening a Brigadier General with promotion.
Obanikoro was then the Minister of State for Defence.
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- News 24