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Se­nate confirms Kwarra as NPC chair, 11 oth­ers as com­mis­sion­ers

- By Ab­dul­la­teef Salau Nigeria News · Politics · Nasarawa State · Lagos

The Se­nate yes­ter­day con­firmed the nom­i­na­tion of Nasir Isa Kwarra from Nasarawa State for ap­point­ment as Chair­man, Na­tional Pop­u­la­tion Com­mis­sion.

The 11 oth­ers con­firmed as com­mis­sion­ers are: Ali Si­las Agara (Nasarawa);Mo­hammedChis­oA.Dat­tijo (Sokoto); Gi­dado Razak Folorunso (Kwara); Ibrahim Mo­hammed (Bauchi); Hon. Joseph Kwali Shazin (FCT); Ajayi Ay­o­deji Sun­day (Ek­iti); Garba A. G. Zakar (Ji­gawa); Mai Aliyu Muham­mad (Yobe); Muham­mad Mut­taka Rini (Zam­fara); Hon. Engr. Bala Almu Banye (Katsina); and Mrs. Bim­bola Salu-Hundeyin (La­gos).

Their con­fir­ma­tion fol­lowed the con­sid­er­a­tion of the re­port of the Se­nate Com­mit­tee on Na­tional Iden­tity and Na­tional Pop­u­la­tion, chaired by Sen­a­tor Saidu Ahmed Al­kali (Gombe North).

Sen­a­tor Al­kali, while pre­sent­ing his com­mit­tee’s re­port, said the nom­i­nees pos­sess the req­ui­site qual­i­fi­ca­tions, and that there was no pe­ti­tion against their nom­i­na­tions.

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