President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, submitted to the Senate, a
request for the appointment of Special Advisers, Igbere TV reports.

“Citing
section 151 of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999
as amended which confers on him the power to appoint Special Advisers
to assist him in the performance of his functions, the President
requested the kind consideration of the distinguished Senators to
appoint 15 Special Advisers,” according to Charles Akpan, Deputy
Director, Office of Senior Special Assistant to the President on
National Assembly Matters.

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Akpan said this evening in a statement sent to Igbere TV that “the request is expected to be read tomorrow at plenary.”

Meanwhile,
Igbere TV reports that Senate President Ahmad Lawan, had during today’s
plenary, hinted that President Buhari would be sending his ministerial
list to the Senate this week.

He said 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.

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