• Senate investigates alleged omission of Bayelsa State from ambassadorial list

    Senate investigates alleged omission of Bayelsa State from ambassadorial list

    The Senate has directed its Committee on Foreign Affairs to investigate alleged omission of Bayelsa State from the list of ambassadorial nominees.

    The directive followed a Point of Order raised by Senator Emmanuel Paulker (PDP-Bayelsa Central) at plenary on Tuesday.

    The lawmaker said his attention was drawn to the omission by his constituents, shortly after the list was read in the Senate on June 9.

    Paulker described the omission as “a clear violation of the Constitution, which gave credence to federal character.

    “Few days […]