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The National Assembly Set to Receive President Bola Tinubu’s Second Batch’s Ministerial List Today. 

According to ThePunch, a trustworthy source in the Senate revealed that the list would be delivered to the chamber on Tuesday night or Wednesday.

The screening of the first batch of 28 nominees will be completed today, and the screening of fresh nominations will commence immediately after.

“By Wednesday, the new set of nominees will be unveiled, so that by Monday, we will be through with their screening.

“We want to conclude with the screening before we go on our recess. We wouldn’t want a situation where we would go on recess and we would now start calling lawmakers to back to come for screening,” the source said.

The Senate began screening the nominees on Monday, July 31, 2023, and so far, 23 of the 28 nominees have been screened by the lawmakers. 
On the first day of the Senate’s screening exercise, 14 nominees, including former Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, appeared before the lawmakers.

The nominees screened on Tuesday, August 1, 2023, include; David Umahi (Ebonyi), Olawale Edun (Ogun State), Nasir El-Rufai (Kaduna State), Ahmed Dangiwa (Katsina State), Uche Nnaji (Enugu State), Stella Okotete (Delta State), Adebayo Adelabu (Oyo State), Ekperikpe Ekpo (Cross River State) and Hannatu Musawa (Katsina State).

The screening of the ministerial nominees continues today, Wednesday, August 2, 2023.

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