Buhari Nominates Chairman & Commissioners For Nigerian Communications Commission


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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). The President made the request in a
letter dated August 2, 2016, sent to
President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola
Saraki.
Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye (South West)
was nominated as Chairman, while Mr. Sunday Dare (South West) got the nod
as Executive Commissioner,
Stakeholders Management.
Those nominated as Non-Executive
Commissioners are: Aliyu Sa’idu
Abubakar (North East), Clement Omeiza Baiye (North Central), Chief
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.