Twenty out of twenty-eight ministerial nominees forwarded by President Bola Tinubu to the Senate last week have completed their documentation for screening.
President Tinubu, through his Chief of Staff, Femi Gbajabiamila, presented the much anticipated ministerial nominee list to Senate President Godswill Akpabio on Thursday.
President Tinubu sent the list on Thursday to beat the 60-day constitutional deadline of July 28.
Though the Nigerian leader had noted in his letter to the Senate that a supplementary list of ministerial nominees should be expected.
The Grilling Process
It is understood that the 109-member Senate is expected to grill the nominees on the value they will add to governance if confirmed.
According to Channels Television, twenty ministerial nominees have completed their documentation for the screening at the Senate today (Monday).
Also, the news platform said those yet to complete their documentation, it was gathered, were currently out of Nigeria.
This comes 24 hours after the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Abdullahi Gumel, asked the ministerial nominees to complete their documentation ahead of the screening.
Meanwhile, in the video below, you will find all you need to know about President Bola Tinubu’s appointments.