Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate to confirm nominees into positions of Chairman, Executive Commissioner, and Non-Executive Commissioners of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
In a letter dated August 2, 2016, sent to President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye (South West) was nominated as Chairman, while Sunday Dare (South West) got the nod as Executive Commissioner, Stakeholders Management.
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Dare is an aide to former Lagos State governor, and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu.
Those nominated as Non-Executive Commissioners are: Aliyu Sa’idu Abubakar (North East), Clement Omeiza Baiye (North Central), Okoi Ofem Obono Obla (South South), Pastor Ezekiel Yissa (North Central) and Senator Ifeanyi Ararume (South East).
The nominations are in accordance with Section 8(1) of the Nigerian Communications Commission Act 2003.
- News 24