Senate Begins Screening Of Ministerial Nominees
The Nigerian Senate/File Photo

The Senate has commenced the screening of ministerial nominees selected by President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation.

The nominees arrived the Senate just as the senators were commencing plenary on Wednesday to begin their screening.

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As the screening was about to commence, two senators kicked against the exclusion of the federal capital territory from the ministerial list of 43 nominees.

Each of the 36 states are represented on the list with one nominee while some states even have two.

But there was no nominee from the FCT, a point first raised during the plenary by Philip Aduda representing the Federal Capital Territory.