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President Buhari Nominates Chairman, Commissioners for NCC



President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate to confirm nominees into positions of Chairman, Executive Commissioner, and Non-Executive Commissioners of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

Femi Adesina, the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, said Buhari made the request through a letter dated August 2, sent to President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki.

The statement said Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye was nominated as Chairman, while Sunday Dare got the nod as Executive Commissioner, Stakeholders Management.

Those nominated as Non-Executive Commissioners, according to the statement, are Aliyu Sa’idu Abubakar, Clement Omeiza BaiyeOkoi Ofem Obono Obla, Pastor Ezekiel Yissa, and Senator Ifeanyi Ararume.

“The nominations are in accordance with Section 8(1) of the Nigerian Communications Commission Act 2003,” the statement said.