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Senate to decide on Buhari's nominations for NCC

06 October 2016, 21:22

Abuja - The Senate Committee on Communication will in two weeks rule on the request by President Muhammadu Buhari for the approval of his nominations for the board of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

Buhari has nominated Olabiyi Durojaiye, Sunday Dare, Aliyu Saida Abubakar, Clement Omeiza Baiye, Chief Okoi Ofem Obono Obia, Pastor Ezekiel Yissa and Senator Ifeanyi Ararume as Board Members of the regulator of the country’s communications industry.

Also read: NCC seals Nokia office in Nigeria

Deputy Senate Leader Bala Ibn Na'allah presented Buhari's request at the plenary on Thursday.

According to Na'allah the President request is in accordance with Section 8(1) A of the NCC Act 2003. He said the enssence of the presentation was to allow the Senate forward the request for futher legislative action.

Senate President Bukola Sarki referred the request to the senate committee.



- CAJ News


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