The Senate has confirmed Monday as the deadline for the ministerial
nominees to submit their curriculum vitaes (CVs).
This is ahead of their screening, which commences on
The Senate spokesman, Dino Melaye, has disclosed the
dates while briefing journalists in the
Melaye said the Senate had developed procedure for
screening the nominees.
“Each of the nominees are expected to submit 115 copies
of their curriculum vitae (CVs) to the Senate latest on Monday,” Melaye said.
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He added that the Senate would adhere to constitutional
provisions and certificate of asset declaration during the screening.
“Senate will strictly adhere to two modalities,
constitutional provisions and certificate of asset declaration during the
screening,” Melaye added.
Melaye said the priority will be given to former members
of the National Assembly but the screening would be rigorous for other
He also added that veracity of the petition on nominees
received by the Senate would be considered during the screening.
Meanwhile, the Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki has
directed the Senate Ethics and Privileges Committees to expedite action on the
petitions receive by the Senate against nominees before the screening.
“The Ethics and Privileges Committees should ensure that
all petitions received against nominees are treated before Tuesday,” Saraki
- CAJ News