Fred Itua, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded 43 names to the Senate for confirmation as federal ministers.
Of the 43 names, about 12 were were returned, while a fresh 31 names were forwarded.
Godswill Akpabio, Timipre Sylva, George Akume, Chris Ngige, Ogbonnaya Onu, among others were appointed.
Meanwhile, the screening of newly-nominated ministerial nominees commences Wednesday, the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has confirmed.