February 21, 2024

The Senate on Tuesday, December 12, read President Bola Tinubu’s letter seeking the confirmation of the nomination of 19 commissioners of the National Population Commission (NPC).

The appointees are:

1. Emmanuel Eke (Abia)

2. Clifford Zirra (Adamawa)

3. Chidi Ezeoke (Anambra)

4. Isa Buratai (Borno)

5. Alex Ukam (Cross River)

6. Blessyn Brume-Ataguba (Delta)

7. Jeremiah Nwankwegu (Ebonyi)

8. Tony Aiyejina (Edo)

9. Ejike Ezeh (Enugu)

10. Abubakar Damburam (Gombe)

11. Uba Nnabue (Imo)

12. Dogon Garba (Kaduna)

13. Aminu Tsanyawa (Kano)

14. Yori Afolabi (Kogi)

15. Olakunle Sobukola (Ogun)

16. Temitayo Oluwatuyi (Ondo)

17. Mary Afan (Plateau)

18. Ogiri Henry (Rivers

19. Saany Sale (Taraba)

Additionally, the President requested that the red chamber approve the nominations of Babajide Fasina (South-West), Enorense Amadasu (South-South), and Bashir Indabawa (North-West) as NPC commissioners.

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) was given two weeks to provide a report on the nomination by the Senate, which was chaired by Senator Godswill Akpabio.

Details shortly…

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