Barring any last minute changes, Senate President Godswill Akpabio will on Wednesday read the letter containing President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s nominees for ministerial positions.
A source close to the leadership of the Senate disclosed in a terse WhatsApp message….[Continue Reading]
The source confirmed that the list is already with the Clerk to the National Assembly Magaji Tambawal for onward delivery to the Senate President who is expected to officially read the letter on the floor.
“The Senate President, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, will read H.E. President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Ministerial Nominee list on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday, July 19th, 2023,” the message read.
Recall the Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Yemi Adaramodu (APC – Ekiti South) had earlier denied knowledge of the list.
It was however learnt that the President sent the list in compliance with the provisions of the constitution.
According to a new amendment to the 1999 Constitution, the President and governors must submit the names of persons nominated as ministers or commissioners within 60 days of taking the oath of office for confirmation by the Senate or state Houses of Assembly….[Continue Reading]
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