BREAKING: Senate set to confirm ministerial nominees
The Senate is set to screen and confirm the appointment of the would-be ministers as the confirmation activity is the only item on the Senate Order Paper.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, yesterday stated that the screening and confirmation of the nominees would begin today.
Lawan ordered that other activities should be suspended to expedite action on screening and confirmation.
Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday forwarded 43 names as ministerial nominees for confirmation by the Senate.
The names had, amongst them seven women, seven former governors and seven former senators.