Senate President Godswill Akpabio Names Chairmen And Members Of The Special Committees Of The Senate.
Amazingly, Senate President Godswill Akpabio has also announced some standing committees, namely Appropriations, Public Accounts, Ethics, and Public Petitions and Establishment.
●Senator Solomon Adeola As The Chairman Of The Senate Committee On Appropriations With Senator Ali Ndume As Vice Chairman.
●Senator Titus Zam Named As The Chairman Senate Committee On Rules And Business With Senator Opeyemi Bamidele As Vice Chairman
●Senator Sunday Karimi Named Chairman, Committee On Senate Services With Senator Williams Jonah As Vice Chairman.
● Senate Committee On Ethics, Privileges And Public Petitions Has Senator Okechukwu Ezea As Chairman And Khalid Mustapha As Vice Chairman.
●Senator Ahmed Wadada As Chairman, Senate Committee In Public Accounts, Senator Onyeka Peter Nwebonyi The Vice Chairman.
●Committee On National Security And Intelligence Has Senator Shehu Umar Chairman And Senator Salisu Shuaibu Afolabi As Vice Chairman.
Service Chiefs’ Confirmation
Moreover, President Bola Tinubu addressed to the Senate seeking the confirmation of recently appointed service chiefs.
Last week, the President similarly asked the House of Representatives to confirm the newly appointed service chiefs.
The Speaker, Abass Tajudeen, read the President’s letter at opened Thursday plenary session.
On June 19, Tinubu replaced all the service chiefs with immediate effect.
The new appointees include Nuhu Ribadu (National Security Adviser), Maj. Gen. Christopher Musa (Chief of Defence Staff), Maj. Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja (Chief of Army Staff), Rear Admiral Emmanuel Ogalla (Chief of Naval Staff), and AVM Hassan Abubakar (Chief of Air Staff).
The new office holders have since resumed in an acting capacity awaiting confirmation by the National Assembly.