Following a brief ceremonial presentation, the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, confirmed the receipt of the ministerial nominees list from the Presidency.
Saraki made the confirmation on his Twitter handle.
The Senate president, who had earlier on his Twitter handle said he was yet to receive the list as at 4pm, wrote: “I can now confirm that I just received #Thelist of Ministerial nominees.”
President Muhammadu Buhari had earlier in the month promised to submit the list to the Senate.
The Senate will not be screening the nominees earlier than next week Tuesday as it had adjourned on Wednesday till next week to enable members observe the independence day on October 1.