BUKOLA Saraki, senate president, has said that the screening of ministerial nominees will start from Tuesday, October 13. He stated this after he announced the 21 ministerial nominees contained in the list President Muhammadu Buhari sent to him on Wednesday, September 30.
Saraki, who read the list at the plenary of the Senate on Tuesday, October 6, after opening the sealed envelope, said that it was the first batch of nominees and that the subsequent names would be sent to the senate by Buhari.
The nominees are Abubakar Malami (SAN), Abdurahman Bello Dambazzau, Aisha Jumai Al Hassan, Lai Mohammed, Babatunde Raji Fashola, Adebayo Shittu, Solomon Dalong, Senator Chris Ngige, Rotimi Amaechi, and Audu Ogbeh.
Others are Amina Ibrahim, Osagie Ehaneri, Emmanuel Kachukwu, Kayode Fayemi, Eng. Suleiman Adamu, Kemi Adeosun, Ogbonnaya Onu, Ahmed Musa Bello, Ibrahim Usman Jubrin, Senator Hadi Serika and Senator Udo Udoma.
— Oct 7, 2015 @ 15:30 GMT