Katsina As­sem­bly con­firms SIEC chair­man

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Katsina State House of As­sem­bly has con­firmed the ap­point­ment of Al­haji Ibrahim Bako as the chair­man of the State In­de­pen­dent Elec­toral Com­mis­sion (SIEC).

Gover­nor Aminu Masari nom­i­nated the can­di­date who was sub­se­quently screened and con­firmed by the as­sem­bly at its sit­ting yes­ter­day.

Al­haji Bako was a former Di­rec­tor of Pro­gramme at the Fed­eral Ra­dio Cor­po­ra­tion of Nige­ria (FRCN), Abuja, be­fore he re­tired.

In an­other de­vel­op­ment, Gover­nor Masari has sent an ex­ec­u­tive bill to the State House of As­sem­bly seek­ing to re­name the Ibrahim Shema ICT and Busi­ness In­sti­tute to Katsina In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy and Man­age­ment.

The bill also seeks an amend­ment to Sec­tion 12 sub­sec­tion 1 and 2 that will re­place the of­fice of Di­rec­tor of Fi­nance and Ac­counts with that of Bur­sar.

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