Report: Buhari forwards names of two ministerial nominees to the Senate
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent names of two ministerial nominees from Kogi and Gombe states to the Senate
A presidency source discloses that a cabinet reshuffle is imminent and will likely take place in the next few weeks
The source says the cabinet reshuffle will make room for the new ministers and move others where the president thinks they are better suited
President Muhammadu Buhari sends to the house for confirmation.
The lawmakers, in protest, stood down the executive request of the President for the confirmation of a list of 27 regional executives of Independent National Electoral Commission.
The Senators are angry that President Buhari is keeping on the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Ibrahim Magu even after being rejected by the upper house of legislature.
They also took offense at comments credited to the president’s close aide Professor of law Itse Sagay who said confirmation by the Senate was just a ‘mere’ duty.