President Muhammadu Buhari has sent names of nominees for ministerial appointment to the Senate for screening and confirmation.
The names of the nominees are contained in a letter addressed to President of Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan and read during plenary on Tuesday.
Buhari in the letter listed the ministerial designates to include: Henry Ikechukwu (Abia), Umana Okon-Umana(Akwa-Ibom), Ekuma Joseph (Ebonyi), Goodluck Obia (Imo) Umar Ibrahim(Kano),
Ademola Adewole (Ondo), Udum Odi (Rivers).
The president said it was his expectation to receive the usual expeditious consideration and confirmation of the nominees by the Senate