The Nigerian Senate has confirmed the appointment of Mr. Anthony Ayine as the substantive Auditor General for the federation.
The event which took place in Abuja on Wednesday commenced after the presentation of the report of his screening by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Public Accounts, Sen. Andy Uba at plenary.
Sen. Uba said petitions were presented to the committee prior to Ayine’s screening which were mostly on his suitability for the position in view. Thrust of the petitions were that, they are senior directors in the office of the auditor general who were qualified for the position
Speaking during the plenary, Sen. Binta Masi Garba asked the senate to critically look at the petitions before confirmation of the candidate. According to her, “Ayine is basically an…
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