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Senate begins screening of Buhari’s ministerial nominees

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Screening of President Muhammadu Buhari’s new ministerial nominees has began in the senate.

This came after Ajayi Boroffice, a senate leader moved a motion to that effect on Wednesday June 29.

The nominees who will be replacing Rotimi Amaechi, Ogbonnaya Onu, Godswill Akpabio and Emeka Nwajiuba after they resigned to pursue presidential bids are;

Henry Ikechukwu (Abia)
Umana Okon Umana (Akwa Ibom)
Ekuma Joseph (Ebonyi)
Goodluck Nana Obia (Imo)
Umar Ibrahim Yakub (Kano)
Ademola Adewole Adegorioye (Ondo)
Odo Udi (Rivers)

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Senate President Ahmad Lawan is currently sitting as the chairman of the “committee of the whole” to screen the nominees.