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Buhari Picks 15 Special Advisers, Writes Senate For Approval

President Mohammadu Buhari today submitted to the Senate a request for the appointment of Special Advisers.

President Mohammadu Buhari today submitted to the Senate a request for the appointment of Special Advisers.

“Citing section 151 of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended which confers on him the power to appoint Special Advisers to assist him in the performance of his functions, the President requested the kind consideration of the distinguished Senators to appoint 15 Special Advisers,” according to Charles Akpan, Deputy Director, The Office of Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters.

Akpan said this evening in a statement that “the request is expected to be read tomorrow at plenary.”

As earlier reported by News Express, Senate President Ahmad Lawan had during today’s plenary hinted at the possibility of President Buhari sending his ministerial list to the Senate this week. He said that the executive arm of government was working round the clock towards ensuring that the Senate gets the ministerial list before the end of the week.

Source News Express