A mild issue ensued on Tuesday morning leaving the Joint National Assembly Committee on Foreign Affairs to conduct the screening of the non-career ambassadorial nominees for whom President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking legislative approval in darkness.
According to information gathered, there was power failure at Room 324, Senate New Building at about 12:13 pm.
The committee had already screened six ambassadorial nominees before the power outage.
Consequently, the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, which is conducting the exercise for the 46 nominees, had to continue with the screening in darkness when light failed to come on.
It was further learnt that the Clerk of the senate committee, who was clearly undeterred by the power outage, continued the screening with the help of a torch light.
More details to be added as the story develops.