Se­nate con­firms 22 com­mis­sion­ers for NPC

Daily Trust - - NEWS - By Musa Ab­dul­lahi Kr­ishi

The Se­nate has con­firmed the nom­i­na­tions of 22 com­mis­sion­ers of the Na­tional Pop­u­la­tion Com­mis­sion (NPC).

The con­fir­ma­tion fol­lowed the adop­tion of the Com­mit­tee on Na­tional Iden­tity Card and Na­tional Pop­u­la­tion Com­mis­sion chaired by Sen Suleiman Hunkuyi (PDP, Kaduna).

Those con­firmed are Nwanne Johnny Nwabuisi (Abia), Clif­ford Zirra (Adamawa), Chidi Christo­pher Ezeoke (Anam­bra), Bar Isa Audu Bu­ratai (Borno), Rtd Navy Capt Charles Iyam Ogwa (C/ River), Sir Richard Odibo (Delta), Ok­ereke Dar­ling­ton Onu­abuchi (Ebonyi), Oluse­gun Aiye­jina (Edo), Ejike Eze (Enugu), Abubakar Mo­hammed Dan­bu­ram (Gombe) and Prof Uba Nnabue (Imo).

Oth­ers are Suleiman Is­maila Lawal (Kano), Prof Ji­moh Habibat Isah (Kogi), Sa’adatu Ayinla Alanamu (Kwara), Nasir Isa Kwarra (Nasarawa), Bar Aliyu Datti (Niger), Yeye Seyi Olu­sanya (Ogun), Prince Olanadi­ran Iyanta (Ondo), Sen Mu­dasiru Oyetunde Hus­sain (Osun), Mrs Ce­cilia Ar­sun De­poet (Plateau), Dr Ipal­ibo Mcdon­ald Harry (Rivers) and Sale Saany (Taraba).

How­ever, the nom­i­nee from Kaduna State, Ab­dul­ma­lik Mo­hammed Du­run­guwa, was re­ferred back to the com­mit­tee as the panel ob­served that there were is­sues with some of his cer­tifi­cates.

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