Ministerial Nominee President aide says Buhari would determine inauguration date

Adesina said only the president has the power to decide when he will swear the 36 ministers into office.

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Senior Special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, has revealed when the screened ministerial nominees would be inaugurated.

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He made this revelation while speaking at the 25th anniversary of the Scriptural Union of Nigeria in Abuja on Saturday, October 31, 2015.

Adesina said only the president has the power to decide when he will swear the 36 ministers into office.

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"After ministers have been screened, the next thing is inauguration ;so let us wait. It is only President Buhari who can give a specific date when the ministers will be inaugurated," he said.

Continuing, he said, "He is the one that has the mandate and he is the one bringing the ministers to work with him. So we need to wait until he makes a pronouncement on the date he will be inaugurating them.

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