President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the Senate to confirm five Commissioner- nominees to fill vacant positions at the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).
He also urged the Upper Chamber to confirm another nominee for appointment as a Federal Commissioner of the Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC).
The President’s requests were contained in two separate letters read by Senate President Ahmad Lawan on the floor at plenary.
The nominees for appointment in ICPC include: Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, Ekiti (South-West); Mrs. Anne Otelafu Odey, Cross River (South-South); Alh. Goni Ali Gujba, Yobe (North-East); Dr. Louis Solomon Mandama, Adamawa (North-East); and Senator Anthony O. Agbo, Ebonyi (South-East).
In a related development, Buhari requested the Upper Chamber to confirm the appointment of Engr. Mohammed Sanni Baba as Federal Commissioner for the Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission, representing Bauchi State.