Buhari Writes Senate, Seeks Confirmation of Obiora, Akande as CBN Deputy Gov, NCC Boss


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Deji Elumoye and Chuks Okocha in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has sought the approval of the Senate for the confirmation of Dr Kingsley Obiorah and Prof. Adeola Akande as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) respectively.

He is also seeking the upper chamber’s nod for the appointment of Captain Musa Nuhu as Director-General of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

These requests were contained in three letters dated January 16, 2020 and December 24, 2019, and January 7, 2020 respectively addressed to the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan, and read at plenary on Tuesday.

President Buhari, in the letter requesting the confirmation of Obiora as Deputy Governor of the CBN, wrote: “In accordance with the provisions of Section 8(1)(2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) (Establishment) Act 2007, I have the pleasure to present Dr. Kingsley Isitua Obiora for…

Source: Thisday Newspaper