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PDP senators move against partial screening

09 October 2015, 11:07

Abuja - Senators elected under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have vowed to stall the screening of the ministerial nominees scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, reports Vanguard.

The senators vowed to reject what they described as partial and piecemeal presentation of the list of ministerial nominees.

The PDP senators, who met behind closed doors after Thursday’s Senate plenary, plan to hold down the screening process to compel President muhammadu Buhari to send the full list of ministerial nominees.

Also read: Buhari lobbies PDP senators over ministerial screening

The senators after their meeting resolved to send a memo through the Senate President Bukola Saraki to President Buhari to do the needful by submitting the complete list of nominees.

They noted that having waited for four months, Buhari should have forwarded the full list of ministerial nominees for screening.

The Senate has set Tuesday and Wednesday to screen all 21 nominees recommended for ministerial positions by the President.

Read more at Vanguard.

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