BREAKING: Senate confirms Buhari’s NCC nominees

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for Executive and non-Executive commissioners of Nigerian Communications Communication (NCC).

The Senate today confirmed four commissioners for the commission.

The president’s request was contained in three letters read by Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, on the floor of the Senate last Tuesday.

Buhari based his request on section 8 (1) of NCC act and section 5 (2) of NIPSS act; presenting four nominees for the NCC and one for the NIPSS.

“In accordance with section 8 (1) of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) act 2003, I write to forward the under listed names of nominees for confirmation by the senate as non-executive commissioners of the Nigeria Communications Commission,” the president said.

Details shortly…

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