President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed new five Commissioner-nominees to fill vacant positions at the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).

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

President Buhari

Buhari, who wrote to the Senate to confirm five Commissioner nominees, also urged the Upper Chamber to confirm another nominee for appointment as a Federal Commissioner of the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC).

The President's requests were contained in two separate letters read by Senate President Ahmad Lawan on the floor at plenary.

In one of the letters the President explained that his request for confirmation of his nominees for appointment in ICPC was in accordance with the provision of Section 3(6) of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000.

While in the second letter, Buhari requested the Upper Chamber to confirm the appointment of Engr. Mohammed Sanni Baba as Federal Commissioner for the Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission, representing Bauchi State.

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), the President noted.


 

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