The names were forwarded for to the Upper House for onward confirmation.
Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Friday.
Shehu said the submission was in line with the provision of the constitutional provision as amended.
He revealed that the names were conveyed in a letter to the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, asking for expeditious consideration and confirmation of the appointments.
Below are the names, states of origin and positions of the nominees.