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Acting President directs newly appointed Chairmen of Parastatals to resume pending Senate confirmation

Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has directed Chairmen of the National Pension Commission, Code of Conduct Bureau, and that of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission to resume duties in acting capacities pending their confirmation by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.


Mr Bolaji Adebiyi, Permanent Secretary and Director Press Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, made this known in a statement.


He pointed out that the appointment was to ensure that there was no vacuum in certain important Federal Institutions.


The appointees are as follows: in the National Pension Commission, we have Alhaji Ali Usman Ahmed – Acting Chairman, Mr Funso Doherty – Acting Director-General, Mr Manasseh T. Denga – Acting Executive Commissioner.


Others include Abubakar Z. Magawata – Acting Executive Commissioner, Ben Oviosun – Acting Executive Commissioner, Nyerere Anyim – Acting Executive Commissioner


At the Code of Conduct Bureau, Dr. Muhamma Isah – Acting Chairman, Murtala Kankia – Acting Member and Emmanuel E. Attah – Acting Member.


In addition, we also have Danjuma Sado – Acting Member, Ubolo I. Okpanachi – Acting Member, Ken Madaki Alkali – Acting Member, Prof. S. F. Ogundare – Acting Member, Hon. Ganiyu Hamzat – Acting Member, Saad A. Abubakar – Acting Member and Dr. Vincent Nwanli – Acting Member.


At the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, we have Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye – Acting Chairman.


It was reported earlier this month, that the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, approved the appointments of the above listed into the Federal Government Agencies.

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Meanwhile, the appointment of the Chairman is for 5 years, while that of its members is 4 years. However, these appointments are still subject to Senate confirmation even though they have been directed to resume.

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