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Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation of ICPC, RMAFC commissioners   

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Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, has asked the Senate to confirm the appointment of five Commissioners to fill vacancies at the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC.

Similarly, the President has requested the upper legislative chamber to confirm the appointment of Engr. Mohammed Sanni Baba as Federal Commissioner for Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC representing Bauchi State.

 

The request to confirm the ICPC commissioners was contained in a letter dated September 28, 2021 and read during plenary by the Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan.

 

President Buhari in the letter explained that the confirmation request was in accordance with the provision of Section 3(6) of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000.

 

The nominees for confirmation include: Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, Ekiti (South-West); Mrs. Anne Otelafu Odey, Cross River (South-South); Alhaji Goni Ali Gujba, Yobe (North-East); Dr. Louis Solomon Mandama, Adamawa (North-East); and Senator Anthony O. Agbo, Ebonyi (South-East).

 

The President’s second letter on the confirmation of the appointment of Engr. Baba as Federal Commissioner for RMAFC representing Bauchi State, was also read during plenary by the Senate President.

 

According to the President, the request to confirm the nominee was made in accordance with the provision of Section 154(1) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended).

 

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