Senate Approves Buhari’s Request To Appoint 15 Special Advisers

The Senate today approved President Muhammadu Buhari‘s request to appoint 15 special advisers for his administration.

The Senate took the decision after the President’s letter was read out to the lawmakers on Wednesday.

While Senate Leader, Victor Ndoma-Egba, requested that Senate should debate the request at a Committee of the Whole, Senate President, David Mark said it was unnecessary.

A voice vote to either approve or reject the request followed and the lawmakers voted in favour.

In a letter, addressed to Mark, Tuesday, Buhari said his request was in accordance with the Section 151 (1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended).