Muhammadu Buhari, the president of Nigeria, requested the approval of the Nigerian Senate in his appointment of 15 special advisers to help him carry out his duties at the next level of administration.
Naija News understands that Buhari made the final request after seeking approval of the appointment of Judge Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as president of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
“In accordance with the provision of article 151 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria of 1999 (as amended), which gives the president powers to appoint special advisors to help him in
the performance of his duties, I am writing to request the kind consideration of the distinguished Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to appoint 15 special advisers.
“While I hope that this request receives the usual expeditious consideration of the distinguished Senate, accept, president of the Senate, the assurances of my highest consideration,” he said.