Buhari urges Senate to confirm CCB nominees

Buhari urges Senate to confirm CCB nominees
November 29 18:02 2017

By Nasir Kura


President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate seeking urgent confirmation of 10 nominees of the Code of Conduct Bureau.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, read the president’s letter on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday.

According to the letter, the President’s move was in compliance with section 541 of the 1999 constitution as amended and in pursuant to sections 1(2) and 1(3) of the code of conduct bureau act LFN 2004, the president wrote to request the confirmation of the nominees.

“The curriculum vitae of the nominees are attached herewith. It is my hope that this Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria will in their usual expeditious manner consider and confirm the nominees. Please accept Mr. Senate President, the assurances of my highest consideration,” the letter read in part.

The nominees are:

Muhammed Isa – Chairman Jigawa, North West
Murtala Kankia – member, Katsina, North West
Emmanuel Attah – member, Cross River, South-South
Danjuma Sado, member, Edo South-South
Obolo Opanachi, member, Kogi, North Central
Ken Madaki Alkali, member Nasarawa, North Central
S.F. Ogundare, member, Oyo, South West
Ganiyu Hamzat, member, Ogun, South West
Sahad Abubakar, member, Gombe, North East
Vincent Nwanne, member, Ebonyi, South East