Con­fab names mem­bers for 20 c’ttees

Daily Trust - - FRONT PAGE - By Nu­rud­deen M. Ab­dal­lah

The Na­tional Con­fer­ence yes­ter­day an­nounced the com­po­si­tion of its 20 stand­ing com­mit­tees that would han­dle spe­cific is­sues and re­port back to the ple­nary.

The com­mit­tees in­clude crit­i­cal ones like those on De­vo­lu­tion of Power and Po­lit­i­cal Re­struc­tur­ing and Forms of Govern­ment.

Two com­mit­tees have 28 mem­bers each, 17 have 24 mem­bers each while one com­mit­tee has 18 mem­bers. Each del­e­gate is re­stricted to the mem­ber­ship of one com­mit­tee only.

The sec­re­tariat did not an­nounce names of lead­ers for the com­mit­tees, but it is ex­pected that this would be done by the lead­er­ship of the Na­tional Con­fer­ence in line with the rules of pro­ce­dure.

Mem­bers of the De­vo­lu­tion of Power com­mit­tee are: Chief Ayo Ade­banjo, Chief Gbade­gesin Ad­edeji, Se­na­tor Anthony Ade­fuye, Chief Adeniyi Ak­in­tola, Dr Amadu Ali, Prof. Jubril Aminu, Asara A. Asara, Obong Vic­tor At­tah, Dr. Tunji Braithwaite, Annkio Briggs, Al­haji Bashir Dal­hatu, Malam Ma­gaji Dan­batta, Prof. Go­dini Darah, Al­haji Us­man Faruk, Engr Buba Gal­adima, Chief Dozie Iked­ife, Se­na­tor Ibrahim Mantu, Dr Ju­naid Muham­mad, Se­na­tor Ken Nna­mani, Prof. A. B. C. Nwosu, Prof. Rose Onah, Anthony Sani, Dr Haruna Us­man Sanusi, Se­na­tor Gbemi Saraki, Se­na­tor Jack Til­ley­gyado, Prof. Nsongu­rua J. Udom­bana, Malam Tanko Yaka­sai and Dr Haruna Yer­ima.

The Po­lit­i­cal Re­struc­tur­ing and forms of Gov­ern­ments com­mit­tee mem­bers are: Prof. Anya O. Anya, Ba­sorun Seinde Arog­bofa, Se­na­tor Ahmed Mo­hammed Aruwa, Dr Ola­tokunbo Awolowo­dosumu, Pas­tor Tunde Bakare, Se­na­tor Nimi Barigha-amange, Se­na­tor Sa’idu Dansadau, Dr Sam Egwu, Chief Ben­jamin Elue, Chief Gary Enwo-igari­wey, Chief Olu Falae, Binta Masi Garba, Malam Sule Ya­haya Hamma, Mo­hammed Umara Ku­malia, Se­na­tor Sa’idu Umar Kumo, Engr Ab­dulka­dir A. Kure, AVM Mukhtar Mo­hammed, Dr Abubakar Sad­dique Mo­hammed, Prof. Isa Baba Mo­hammed, Air Cdre Idon­ge­sit Nkanga, Gen­eral Ike Nwachukwu, Nduka Obaig­bena, Dr Peter Odili, Yinka Odu­makin, Mr Phillips Salawu, Amb. Fidelis Tap­gun, Gen­eral Jonathan Tem­long and Adamu Maina Waziri.

It was


at pre­vi­ous meet­ings that is­sues to be dis­cussed by each com­mit­tee are not limited to those high­lighted in the Work Plan which had been pre­vi­ously dis­cussed by del­e­gates and that other mat­ters re­lated to the stated sub­ject mat­ters should also be tack­led.

It would be re­called that each del­e­gates was given op­por­tu­nity to choose three com­mit­tees he or she would want to serve. From the three, the pre­sid­ing of­fi­cers were to de­cide, based on con­sid­er­a­tion of equal rep­re­sen­ta­tion and ex­per­tise, which of the com­mit­tees the del­e­gate fits in.

Other com­mit­tees in­clude those on Na­tional Se­cu­rity; En­vi­ron­ment; Pol­i­tics and Gov­er­nance; Law, Ju­di­ciary, Hu­man Rights and Le­gal Re­form; So­cial Sec­tor; Trans­porta­tion; and Sci­ence, Tech­nol­ogy and De­vel­op­ment.

There are also com­mit­tees on Agri­cul­ture; Civil So­ci­ety, Labour and Sports; Pub­lic Ser­vice; Po­lit­i­cal Par­ties and Elec­toral Mat­ters; For­eign Pol­icy and Di­as­pora Mat­ters; Land Ten­ure and Na­tional Bound­aries; and Econ­omy, Trade and In­vest­ment.

The oth­ers are com­mit­tees on En­ergy; Re­li­gion; Pub­lic Fi­nance and Rev­enue; and the Com­mit­tee on Im­mi­gra­tion and Re­lated Mat­ters.

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