Dr. Saraki has, following the tradition of the Senate, decided that the envelope will remain sealed till Tuesday October 6th.
The long awaited ministerial list has been submitted by Chief of Staff to the President, Alhaji Abba Kyari and Senator Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Legislative Matters (Senate).
Following the submission of the list, the Senate President has issued a statement saying the envelope containing the list, remain sealed till Tuesday, October 6th, 2015, when it will be read.
The statement which was obtained from the Senate President’s blog and Twitter handle, and signed by Yusuph Olaniyonu, the Special Adviser to the Senate President (Media and Publicity) reads “Senate President, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki this evening received the list of Ministerial nominees sent to the Senate for screening by President Muhammadu Buhari.”
Adding that “Dr. Saraki has, following the tradition of the Senate, decided that the envelope will remain sealed till Tuesday October 6, when during the plenary sitting of the Upper legislative chamber, it will be opened and the list read to Senators.”