The second batch of President Muhammadu Buhari’s list of ministerial nominees has been presented to the Nigerian Senate.
The Senate announced this via its Twitter handle on Monday afternoon.
The Chief of Staff to the President, Alhaji Abba Kyari, who was accompanied by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang and his counterpart for the House Of Representatives, Honorable Suleiman Kawu, handed over the letter to the Senate President at exactly 4:24 pm.
The letter was sealed and would only be opened by the Senate President at the plenary on Tuesday.
The first list of 21 ministerial nominees was sent to the Senate on September 30. 16 names are said to be on this second batch.