President Buhari seeks approval for appointment of Special Advisers

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ABUJA (State House Report) – President Mohammadu Buhari yesterday, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, submitted to the Senate, request for the appointment of 15 Special Advisers.

Citing section 151 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended, which confers on him the power to appoint Special Advisers to assist him in the performance of his functions, President Buhari requested the kind consideration of the distinguished Senators to appoint 15 Special Advisers. The request is expected to be read today at plenary.

While speaking at the plenary, the Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, hinted at the possibility of the President sending his Ministerial list to the Senate this week. He stated 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.

Charles Akpan
Deputy Director