Africa Nigeria’s Buhari sends second batch of cabinet nominees to parliament

Nigeria’s Buhari sends second batch of cabinet nominees to parliament

President Muhamadu Buhari
President Muhamadu Buhari

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has submitted a second list of candidates for his cabinet to the upper house of parliament for approval, Senate President Bukola Saraki said on his Twitter feed on Monday.

He did not disclose the names.

Buhari submitted a first list with 21 names to the Senate earlier this month. He needs to nominate 36 candidate to fulfill the constitutional need for a minister from each of Nigeria’s states.