SGF heads c’ttee on re­con­sti­tu­tion of boards

Daily Trust - - NEWS - By Ab­bas Ji­moh

The Sec­re­tary to the Gov­ern­ment of the Fed­er­a­tion (SGF), Engr. Babachir David Lawal has in­au­gu­rated an eight-man pres­i­den­tial com­mit­tee on the re­con­sti­tu­tion of Fed­eral Gov­ern­ment Boards of Paras­tatals, Agen­cies and Com­mis­sions.

The com­mit­tee headed by the SGF also has Al­haji Mai Mala Buni (North-East), Al­haji Zakari Idde (North-Cen­tral), Al­haji Inuwa Ab­dulka­dir (North-West), Chief Hil­lard Etagbo Eta (South-South), Chief Pius Akinyelure (South­West), Chief Em­manuel Eneukwa (South-East) as mem­bers while Mr. Gideon Sam­mani is the Sec­re­tary.

The terms of ref­er­ence of the com­mit­tee are to de­ter­mine and rec­om­mend to Mr. Pres­i­dent, the Gov­ern­ing Boards of Fed­eral Gov­ern­ment Paras­tatals, Agen­cies and Com­mis­sions to be re­con­sti­tuted im­me­di­ately; iden­tify the avail­able po­si­tions of the chair­man­ship and mem­ber­ship lev­els in each of the af­fected paras­tatals, agen­cies and com­mis­sions as pro­vided for in their re­spec­tive en­abling laws, and to al­lo­cate the chair­man­ship and mem­ber­ship po­si­tions to each state of the fed­er­a­tion and the Fed­eral Cap­i­tal Ter­ri­tory, in­clud­ing slots for pres­i­den­tial dis­cre­tion.

Oth­ers terms are to re­ceive and screen the nom­i­nees re­ceived from the states and the FCT and rec­om­mend them to the Pres­i­dent for con­sid­er­a­tion and ap­proval, en­sure bal­ance in the dis­tri­bu­tion of Board mem­bers along the geopo­lit­i­cal zones of the coun­try; and ad­vise Mr. Pres­i­dent on any other mat­ter(s) re­gard­ing the com­po­si­tion of the Boards that are in­ci­den­tal on the fore­go­ing terms of ref­er­ence.

Photo: Felix Onig­binde

Pres­i­dent Muham­madu Buhari shakes hands with the chair­man of As­so­ci­a­tion of Po­lio Sur­vivors of Nige­ria, Mis­bahu Didi at the pre­sen­ta­tion of the re­port on po­lio in Nige­rian, at the Pres­i­den­tial Villa Abuja yes­ter­day. With them are the Per­ma­nent Sec­re­tary, Min­is­ter of Health, Dr. Li­nus Awute and Chief of Staff to the Pres­i­dent, Mr. Abba Kyari.

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