President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, submitted to the Senate, a request for the appointment of Special Advisers, Igbere TV reports.
“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, Office of Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters.
Akpan said this evening in a statement sent to Igbere TV that “the request is expected to be read tomorrow at plenary.”
Meanwhile, Igbere TV reports that Senate President Ahmad Lawan, had during today’s plenary, hinted that President Buhari would be 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.