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Muhammadu Buhari House of Reps grant President's request to appoint 15 advisers

The motion was passed in a unanimous voice vote.

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(Post Nigeria)

The House of Representatives has given President Muhammadu Buhari the go ahead to appoint 15 special advisers.

The House granted the request on Thursday, June 4, following the President’s letter, requesting approval to appoint the advisers to help him discharge his functions.

The House Majority Leader, Mulikat Akande-Adeola, moved the motion seeking the House’ approval at a session presided over by the Deputy Speaker, Emeka Ihedioha.

She noted that the President’s request and the subsequent approval granted by the House complied with the provisions of Sections 151(1) and 151(2) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended).

The motion was passed in a unanimous voice vote.

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