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Akpabio names Natasha, Ibrahim, others as committees’ chairmen



Senate President, Senator Godswill Akpabio, on Tuesday, named Senator Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan (PDP Kogi Central), the Chairman, Senate Committee on Local Content as well as the Vice Chairman of Committee on Steel.
Akpabio also appointed Senator Jimoh Ibrahim (APC Ondo South) as the chairman of the Committee on Inter-Parliamentary Affairs and 13 other Senators as Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of different committees.
They include Committee on Steel – Patrick Ndubueze (Chairman), Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan (Vice-chairman); Tourism – Shuaibu Isa Lau, Ireti Kingigbe (Vice-Chairman),
State and Local Government Affairs – Binos Yaroe (Chairman), Francis Fadahunsi (Vice Chairman); National Atomic and Nuclear Energy – Sahabi Alhaji Yau (Chairman), Mustapha Khalid Ibrahim (Vice Chairman).
Also appointed are: Youth and Community Engagement – Yemi Adaramodu (Chairman);
Sport Development – Kawu Sumaila (Chairman), Ned Nwoko (Vice Chairman).
Niger Delta Affairs – has Babajide Ipinsagba as Chairman and Rev. Amos Kumai Yohanna as the Vice Chairman.
The Committee on Art, Culture and Creative Economy has Onawo Ogoshi as the chairman and Okechukwu Ezea as Vice Chairman.
Senator Joel Onowakpo is now the Vice Chairman of the Defence Committee.
In the Petroleum Downstream Committee, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah is the Chairman while Babajide Ipinsagba is the Vice Chairman.
The Solid Minerals Development Committee is under the Chairmanship of Sampson Ekong just Osita Ngwu is the Vice Chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
Senator Sunday Katung is the Vice Chairman of the Establishment and Public Services Committee while Victor Umeh is the Vice Chairman of the Committee on Housing.
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