The Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Abraham Ngobere, had announced receipt of the list of 24 commissioner-nominees from Governor Douye Diri for screening and clearance.
The request was contained in a letter read on the floor during plenary by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan.
The President’s request was contained in a letter read on the floor by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday.
This was just as the Upper Chamber confirmed the nomination of James Jiya John Kolo as Commissioner of the Federal Character Commission.
The nominees were confirmed after the upper chamber considered the report of the Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs.
The airline confirmed the report, which was carried by Eagle Online in a report earlier in the day, on Friday in a statement.
The Chairman of Borno State High Powered Task Force on COVID-19, Alhaji Umar Kadafur, says the state’s task force was still waiting for results of the first suspected Coronavirus case in the state.