Buhari Sends Second Batch of Cabinet Nominees to Parliament

President Muhammadu Buhari has submitted a second list of candidates for his cabinet to the upper house of parliament for approval, Senate President Bukola Saraki said on his Twitter feed on Monday, Reuters report.

He did not disclose the 15 names but is expected to read them out in parliament on Tuesday.

Mr. Buhari submitted a first list with 21 names to the Senate earlier this month. He needs to nominate 36 candidates to fulfill the constitutional need for a minister from each of Nigeria's states.

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