The Nigeria Senate on Tuesday recognized an official correspondence from President Muhammadu Buhari trying to affirm Prof. Umar Danbatta as the Executive Vice-Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission for a second term of office.
In a letter read on the floor of the Senate by the President, Dr Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, the affirmation was in accordance with the arrangements of segment 8 subsection 1 of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) Act 2003.
Some portion of the letter peruses: “I am satisfied to introduce for affirmation by the Senate the assignment of Professor Umar Danbatta as Executive Vice-director of the administering leading body of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) for the second term of five years.
“It is my expectation that the Senate will consider and affirm the chosen people in the standard quick way.”
Likewise, Buhari has sent a rundown of chosen people to be affirmed as individuals from the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB).
In a different letter which was perused, he refered to segment 154, subsection 1 of the 1999 Constitution as corrected, taking note of that the affirmation would enable the office to release their duties impartially.
The individuals who were named are 1. Counselor Ben. Omiano (Anambra South East) 2. Ho. Johnson Agbonamiya (Edo South-South) 3. Olayinka Babatunde (South West).
Some portion of the letter peruses: “In consistence with segment 154 subsection 1 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as corrected and in accordance with area 1 subsection 2 and 3 of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) act LFN 2004.
“I write to look for affirmation of the Senate the accompanying three candidates for arrangement as individuals from the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB).”