President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded a second batch of ministerial nominees to the Senate.
Mr. Buhari sent the list on Monday afternoon.
The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, submitted the list to the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki.
The president had, on Thursday, September 30, sent the first batch which comprised 21 nominees.
The second batch, according to a source, has 15 names.The Nigerian Constitution requires at least one minister to be named from each of the 36 states of the federation.
This morning the president special assistant on media, Femi Adesina, announced the seat of the petroleum minister would be vacant.