Senate President, Bukola Saraki gave assurance that there would be no delay in the confirmation of ministerial nominees once the list is sent to the legislature by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Vanguard reports that he promised that senators presently on break would rush back from their homes to screen ministers any time Buhari sends his ministerial list to the upper Legislative chambers adding that the 8th Senate was prepared to support Buhari to effect the positive change expected from his administration by Nigerians.
He also pledged the cooperation of the National Assembly with the executive arm of government in accomplishing the programmes of the administration.
Saraki, while receiving the French Ambassador to Nigeria, Denys Gaver, who paid him a courtesy visit in his office, said he was to ensure that the suspension of plenary does not disturb serious government business like the screening of ministers that he has continued to reiterate the fact that the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly will resume plenary when there is any urgent matter of national importance.
“We are working and we are ready to reconvene any time to attend to any national assignment, including the confirmation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial nominees,” he said.