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Buhari Asks Senate To Confirm Law Reform Commission, NDIC Nominees

A file picture of President Muhammadu Buhari addressing the nation on April 28, 2020.

 

 

President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate to verify Professor Jumai Audi because the Chairman of the Nigerian Legislation Reform Fee.

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, revealed this whereas studying a letter from the President to the lawmakers current at Tuesday’s plenary within the Higher Chamber of the Nationwide Meeting in Abuja.

President Buhari additionally sought the affirmation of three different individuals as regional commissioners of the company.

They’re Ebele Chima (Commissioner – South East), Bassey Abia (Commissioner – South-South), and Mohammed Ibraheem (Commissioner – South-West).

The letter reads, “In compliance with the provision of Section 2(2) of the Nigerian Law Reform Commission Act No. 7 of 199, I wrote to forward to the Senate for confirmation the under-listed (4) names of nominees as Chairman and full-time members of the Nigerian Law Reform Commission.”

Equally, President Buhari urged the lawmakers to verify Diana Okonta (South-South); and Ya’ana Talib Yaro (North-East) as Non-Govt Administrators of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance coverage Company (NDIC).

In line with him, the appointment of the nominees was finished “in compliance with the provision of section 5(2)(4) of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation Act” to fill present vacancies.

Counting on order 1(b) of the Senate Standing Guidelines, the Senate Chief, Yahaya Abdullahi, moved a movement for the higher chamber to expedite motion on the President’s request for the affirmation of the NDIC nominees.

The Senate President, on his half, harassed the necessity for the lawmakers to “fast-track the process” to allow the Senate Committees to display screen the nominees.

He, thereafter, referred the affirmation request of the NDIC nominees to the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance coverage, and Monetary Establishments.

The committee, which is chaired by Senator Uba Sani, was given two weeks to report again to the Senate.

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