The Senate yesterday, October 13, screened 10 out of 21 ministerial nominees from the first list sent by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Read top six quotes said by ministerial nominees during the screening below:

“I might have ruffled a few feathers in the course of my duties, it wasn’t personal,” Lai Mohammed

“There is no way we can solve the problem of unemployment until we increase our production,” Ogbonaya Onu

“People accuse senators of having huge salaries, they don’t know the kind of pressure you go through,”Audu Ogbeh

“Poverty is the problem between the mindlessly rich and hopelessly poor,” Kayode Fayemi

“We cannot turn this economy around if we rely solely on public sector; we have to focus on the private sector,” Udo Udoma

“If I know the nominee Lai well, he might have a propaganda to drop here,” Sen. Godswill Akpabio