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Live Updates: Senate Continues Ministerial Screening (Day 5)

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Senate Set To Conclude Ministerial Screening

The screening of ministerial nominees sent to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari has continued on Tuesday, 30th July.

Naija News recalls the Senate began the screening of the 43 ministerial nominees sent in by the President on Wednesday.

So far, 40 nominees have been screened and only 3 nominees are still awaiting their turn.

Naija News will be on ground to bring you live updates as the legislators continue screening of the ministerial nominees, a process that is expected to be concluded today.

Keep refreshing this page to get the latest information.


12:00 PM: Senate receives the first ministerial nominee to be screened today. He is Mamman Saleh from Taraba state.

He is currently addressing the Senators.

After his address and few comments from the Senators, he is allowed to take a bow and go.

12:27 PM: Next up before the Senators is Sabo Nanono from Kano State. At 73, Nanono is the oldest ministerial nominee sent in by the President.

After addressing the Senate, he is also allowed to take a bow and go.

12:49 PM: Currently standing before the lawmakers for his screening is a former minister of information, Lai Mohammed from Kwara State.

He is allowed to take a bow and go after few favourable comments from the Senators.

Following the conclusion of the screening, the Senate has gone ahead to confirm all 43 ministerial nominees sent in by the President.

With this, the cabinet members to work with President Muhammadu Buhari to realize the next level agenda have been well sent on the way.

Senate thereafter proceeded on recess, to return by 3pm to adopt the day’s proceedings.

Source: Naija News

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