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Nigeria Senate Continues Ministerial Screening (LIVE UPDATE)

The Senate will today, October 27, continue another round of ministerial screening as more nominees are expected to answer question raised on the floor of the House. 

A little drama took centre stage at the last ministerial screening exercise after former governor of Rivers state Rotimi Amaechi kept PDP senators mum as he answered questions.

Senate President Bukola Saraki walks into the Red Chamber

Senate President Bukola Saraki walks into the Red Chamber

However, eleven nominees are expected to be screened today.

The Senate on October 14, confirmed 18 ministers after day two of the ministerial screening exercise.

The 18 confirmed ministers are: Udoma Udo Udoma (Akwa Ibom state), Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti state), Audu Ogbeh (Benue state), Ogbonnaya Onu (Ebonyi state), Osagie Ehanire (Edo state), Abdulrahman Dambazau (Kano state), Lai Mohammed (Kwara state), Amina J Mohammed (Gombe state), Suleiman Adamu (Jigawa state) and Ibrahim Jibril (Nasarawa state), Babatunde Fashola (Lagos state), Dr. Ibe Kachikwu (Delta state), Abubakar Malami (Kebbi state), Chris Ngige (Anambra state), Aisha Jummai Alhassan (Taraba state), Solomon Dalong (Plateau state), Kemi Adeosun (Ogun state), Hadi Sirika (Katsina state).

Naij.com is live at the Red Chamber to bring you minute-by-minute account of the screening exercise. Refresh your browser for fresh update.

10:59: Saraki takes the Official Prayer for the day.

10:55: The Senate President Bukola Saraki has arrived. He exchanges hand shakes with distinguished Senators as he makes his way to his seat.

10:45: Some Distinguished Senators already seated in the gallery as the atmosphere is calm going into today’s ministerial screening.

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