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BREAKING: Ministerial nominees arrive NASS for confirmation

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Some ministerial nominees including Mr. Adamu Adamu, Sunday Dare, George Akume, Ogbonnaya Onu and Olorunnimbe Mamora, have been sighted in the National Assembly complex ready for the screening exercise, scheduled to start today.

The confirmation of the would-be ministers is the only item on the Senate Order Paper.

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday said that the screening and confirmation of the nominees would begin on Wednesday.

He added that other legislative activities in the chamber would take back seat to ensure the speedy completion of the important assignment.

The screening and confirmation is according to Section 147(2) of the 1999 Constitution.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sent 43 ministerial nominees for confirmation.

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