Buhari Forwards Names To Senate For Appointment Into EFCC, CBN, Others


The Senior Special Assistant, SSA, to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari will be forwarding the following correspondence to the Senate, on Tuesday, for approval.

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Recall, that the Senate will be resuming plenary on tomorrow, being Tuesday, 26th September, 2017.

He noted that the requests are for confirmation of appointments of Chairman and Directors of the Board of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN; Chairman of the Board of the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC; Managing Director and Executive Director of Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC. 

Others are: the appointments of Members of the Board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC; and the Members of the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

His words: “We will lay before the National Assembly request for virement, to enable us to do certain priority projects; we will also place before them request for approval for loan; we are also going to lay before them request for approval of 2018 appropriations.

“There are also several requests for confirmation of appointments of Chairmen, or and Directors of the Boards of CBN, NERC, NDDC, NDIC, EFCC; I’m not talking of the Chairman of the EFCC, but Members of the Board.

“So, we believe that as they resume, they will consider all the issues being addressed, so that the economy and the government will move forward.”


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