The Nigerian Senate has adopted a report by its Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes for the confirmation of nominees as board members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
After the report was read by the Committee Chairman, Senator Suleiman Abdu Kwari, who also represented Kaduna North Senatorial District, Senators who made contributions commended the Committee for the discreet investigation of the nominees.
Senator Jibrin Barau expressed his view in support of the report, given that there was no controversy trailing any of the nominees.
Before the open debate, the Chairman of the Committee submitted that the nominees made themselves available and were thoroughly scrutinized in line with the mandate of the Committee, while he urged Senators to approve the nominees.
The nominees confirmed were George Abang Ekungu as Secretary of the Commission, while the board members are Luqman Muhammed, Anumba Adaeze, Alhaji Kola Raheem Adesina and Alhaji Yahaya Muhammad.