- Screening begins Wednesday
By Deji Elumoye in Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded names of 43 ministerial nominees to the Senate.
In a letter addressed to Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan, and read at plenary on Tuesday, the nominees include Festus Keyamo, SAN; former Senator Gbemisola Saraki; former governor of Osun state, Rauf Aregbesola; former Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora; former governor of Bayelsa state, Timipre Sylva; former governor of Ondo state, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo; former Senator George Akume; former spokesman to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Sunday Dare; and former Minister of State, Pauline Tallen.
Lawan added that the screening of the nominees will commence on Wednesday.