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BREAKING: Tinubu nominates Buratai, Nzeh, Garba, 16 others for fresh appointments

President Bola Tinubu has written to the National Assembly to seek the confirmation of 19 nominees for the position of commissioners of the National Population Commission (NPC).

Senate President Godswill Akpabio read Tinubu’s letter to the upper chamber during plenary on Tuesday, December 12.

The nominees are;

1. Emmanuel Eke (Abia)

2. Clifford Zirra (Adamawa)

3. Chidi Ezeoke (Anambra)

4. Isa Buratai (Borno)

5. Alex Ukam (Cross River)

6. Blessyn Brume-Ataguba (Delta)

7. Jeremiah Nwankwegu (Ebonyi)

8. Tony Aiyejina (Edo)

9. Ejike Ezeh (Enugu)

10. Abubakar Damburam (Gombe)

11. Uba Nnabue (Imo)

12. Dogon Garba (Kaduna)

13. Aminu Tsanyawa (Kano)

14. Yori Afolabi (Kogi)

15. Olakunle Sobukola (Ogun)

16. Temitayo Oluwatuyi (Ondo)

17. Mary Afan (Plateau)

18. Ogiri Henry (Rivers

19. Saany Sale (Taraba)

Additionally, President Tinubu further requested that the red chamber approve the nominations of Babajide Fasina (South-West), Enorense Amadasu (South-South), and Bashir Indabawa (North-West) as NPC commissioners.

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) was given two weeks to provide a report on the nomination by the Senate, which was chaired by Senator Godswill Akpabio.

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