Gbajabiamila forwarded second list of ministerial-nominees to Akpabio

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The chief of staff to the president, Femi Gbajabiamila, has submitted the supplementary list of ministerial nominees to Godswill Akpabio, president of the Senate. 

An allowance by The Red Chamber made for Gbajiabiamila to present the list, invoked its Order 12(i) to allow the former speaker to enter the chamber at 3.15 pm.

However, a ministerial nominee was made before the Chief of staff came into the Chamber, during this proceeding, Lateef Fagbemi, Kwara was standing before the Senators for screening.

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The Senate today entered the third day of the screening of the Ministerial Nominees submitted to it last week Thursday by President Bola Tinubu for subsequent confirmation.

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President Tinubu had last week for twenty-eight nominees to the Senate for screening.

The Senate had on Monday screened fourteen out of the twenty- eight just as it is set to attend to fourteen nominees today.

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He therefore called on the legislative arm of government to amend its existing laws towards regulating social media to curb fake and inaccurate information.

Alake equally advised victims of libel and defamation not to hesitate in applying the full weight of the law on culprits when there are infractions by any medium be it broadcast or print, just as he stressed the need to test the laws of the federation to ascertain its efficacy and proficiency.

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Also screened today so far is Muhammad Idris, Niger State as Fagbemi is presently being questioned by the Senators.

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