Osinbajo sacks, reconstitutes CCB board

Osinbajo sacks, reconstitutes CCB board
June 13 20:20 2017

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has sacked the Mr. Sam Saba-led board of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), and approved the appointment of Dr. Muhammad Isah ​from Jigawa state as the new chairman of the board.

This was contained in a statement issued by the Assistant Director (Press) in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Mohammed T. K. Nakorji.

The statement said the Acting President also approved the appointment of Murtala Kankia ​from Katsina state (representing North-West Zone), Emmanuel E. Attah​ from Rivers state (representing South-South Zone), Danjuma Sado​ from Edo state (representing South-South Zone) and Ubolo I. Okpanachi​ from Kogi state (representing North-Central Zone) as members of the CCB board.

Others are Ken Madaki Alkali​ from Nasarawa state (representing North-Central Zone), Professor S. F. Ogundare​ from Oyo state (representing South-West Zone), Ganiyu Hamzat​ from Ogun state (representing South-West Zone), Sa’ad A. Abubakar​ from Gombe state (representing North-East Zone) and Dr. Vincent Nwanli​ from Ebonyi state (representing South-East Zone).

According to the statement, the appointment, which is for the first term of five years, is subject to confirmation by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.