Senate President Bukola Saraki on Thursday said that the list of ministerial nominees submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation would be read at Tuesday’s plenary in line with the traditions of the parliament.
In a statement signed by Yusuph Olaniyonuu, Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to Saraki, the President of the Senate said that the envelope containing the list would remain sealed until plenary on Tuesday.
“The list was submitted in a sealed envelope by Chief of Staff to the President, Alhaji Abba Kyari and Sen. Ita Enang, Senior Special
Assistant to the President on Legislative Matters (Senate).
“Dr. Saraki has decided that the envelope will remain sealed till Tuesday October 6, following the tradition of the Senate.
‘’During the plenary sitting of the upper legislative chamber, it will be opened and the list read to senators,” he said.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the list of ministers arrived late Wednesday amid anxiety by Nigerians over
Buhari’s promise to appoint ministers before the end of September.(NAN)