President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is said to present the Senate with a new batch of ministerial nominees today, the Punch reported.
It was gathered that Tinubu would send the new batch to the Senate early on Wednesday. The President through the Chief of Staff had submotted28 nominees to the Senate last week, which they have been screening since Monday.
The Senate is expected to complete the screening of the first nominees today, Wednesday, and the next batch can be screened thereafter.
The Senate screened 14 off the 28 submitted nominees on Monday, and on Tuesday, the likes of Senator David Umahi, Wale Edun, and former governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State were screened.
The total number of nominees the lawmakers screened on Tuesday was nine; Ahmed Dangiwa, Uche Nnaji, Stella Okotete, Adebayo Adelabu, Ekperikpe Ekpo and Hannatu Musawa, were others screened.
President Tinubu, according to the Constitution is expected to appoints ministers from the 36 states, and so fat, 11 states are yet to have their nominees.