Breaking News
Translate

Breaking: Ministerial nominees storm NASS, as Senators kick against exclusion of FCT

By Nwafor Sunday

Those selected by President Mumammadu Buhari as ministers have stormed the National Assembly (NASS) on Wednesday for screening.

Ndume, Okorocha
File: Senate

Recall that senate through the Chairman, Senate Ad-hoc Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Adedayo Adeyeye, while briefing journalists yesterday opined that Senate has vowed to screen thoroughly all the 43 ministerial nominees to ascertain their qualifications.

Reject 70% of Buhari’s ministerial nominees to prove you’re not rubber stamp, Frank tells Senate

In view of that some persons like, Mr. Adamu Adamu, Sunday Dare, George Akume, Ogbonnaya Onu and Olorunnimbe Mamora, have been spotted in the National Assembly complex ready for the screening exercise.

However, as the Senate begins its plenary today, Philip Aduda representing the federal capital territory raised a point that the federal capital territory, FCT,  was excluded from the ministerial list of 43 nominees, whereas each of the 36 states have one nominee which some states having two.

Details later:

Vanguard

All rights reserved. This material and any other digital content on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from VANGUARD NEWS.

Disclaimer

Comments expressed here do not reflect the opinions of vanguard newspapers or any employee thereof.