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Buhari Sets Date To Swear In Ministers-Designate


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Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s President, has set Wednesday, August 21, 2019, to swear in Ministers-Designate.

Naija News reports that this was contained in a terse statement issued on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, by the Presidency on Tuesday, August 6.

This online news platform understands that the President will swear in the Ministers-Designate at the State House in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

“The Ministers-Designate will be sworn in by President @MBuhari on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at the State House,” the tweet read.

Naija News had reported earlier that the President had approved August 15-16, 2019 for the convening of an induction retreat for Ministers-Designate.

The induction retreat would hold at the State House Banquet Hall, Aso Villa, Abuja.

Meanwhile, the swearing-in of the Ministers-Designate will be coming after the Nigerian Senate confirmed the nomination of all the 43 ministerial nominees sent by President Buhari.

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The confirmation of the ministerial nominees followed the conclusion of the confirmation hearing which began on the 24th of July 2019.

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