There was palpable tension on Wednesday morning, as the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, yet again, failed to inaugurate the two newly appointed and confirmed Ministers: Stephen Ocheni (Kogi), and Suleiman Hassan (Gombe).
The Senate, had two weeks ago, screened and confirmed Ocheni and Hassan as Ministers, but they are yet to be sworn-in, since President Muhamamdu Buhari left the shores of the country, on a medical trip.
Recall, that in Nigeria, Ministers are usually sworn-in and assigned portfolios, a week after their confirmation by the Upper Legislative Chamber (the Senate).

However, as at the time of submitting this report, Osinbajo is currently presiding over the weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting, inside the Council Chambers of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Presidency, has maintained sealed lips on why the two new Ministers are yet to be inaugurated.
Ocheni is to replace the late former Minister of State for Labour, James Ocholi, who died over a year ago; while Hassan is to replace Mrs Amina Mohammed, who resigned as Minister of Environment to become the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General.
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