Senate Puts Vacation On Hold For Ministerial Screening

On Tuesday, the Senate resolved to postpone its annual vacation which had been scheduled to begin this week.

The Upper Legislative chambers have shifted their recess till next week, in order to enable them properly screen the 43 names which was listed by the President as ministerial nominees.

Senator Dayo Adeyeye, the Chairman of the Senate Ad hoc Committee on Media and Publicity, speaking to men of the press on Tuesday, said that, the Senate had made a decision to push its vacation forward by a week so that it could have the opportunity to screen the 43 ministerial nominees thoroughly.

Adeyeye said that the Senate will put a hold on its rules to make room for the screening to last till up to 10pm from Wednesday.

Adeyeye further said that the Red Chambers will hold a seating on Friday as well as on Monday, even though these were not usually plenary days, in his words, “so that we can finish the screening exercise between Wednesday and end of next week”.

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