The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari(retd.) has urged the Senate to confirm five Commissioner- nominees to fill vacant positions at the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission.
Buhari also called on the Upper Chamber to confirm another nominee for appointment as a Federal Commissioner of the Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission.
The President’s requests were contained in two separate letters read by Senate President Ahmad Lawan on the floor at plenary.
President Buhari in one of the letters explained that his request for confirmation of his nominees for appointment in ICPC was in accordance with the provision of Section 3(6) of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000.
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).