By Our Correspondent
Ahead of Monday’s swearing-in ceremony of members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), 45 Ministers-designate have begun their documentation at the Office of Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF) in Abuja.
The exercise, which was ongoing Saturday afternoon, followed the assignment of portfolios to the ministerial appointees by President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday.
The Senate had penultimate Monday confirmed the appointment of 45 ministerial nominees out of a list of 48 names forwarded to it for confirmation by President Tinubu.
The Senate withheld confirmation of the appointment of three nominees, namely Nasir El-Rufai from Kaduna State, Stella Okotete from Delta State, and Abubakar Sani Danladi from Taraba State, over security concerns.
LEADERSHIP also reports that a statement from the OSGF late Wednesday evening had announced that President Tinubu will swear in the Ministers-designate at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday, August 21.
According to the statement signed by the Director of Information in the OSGF, Willie Bassey, on behalf of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator George Akume, the swearing-in ceremony will hold from 10am on the said date.