Senate confirms appointment of Arase as PSC chairman

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The Senate confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Mr Solomon Arase as Chairman Police Service Commission (PSC) at the plenary on Wednesday.

Arase’s confirmation was sequel to the consideration of a report by the Committee on Police Affairs.

Sen Jika Halliru, Chairman of the Committee (APC-Bauchi), presented the report.

Haillu said Arase’ nomination followed section 154, sub-section 1 of the 1999 constitution.

According to him, sections two A and B of the Police Service Commission Establishment Act 2001 also required the President to nominate Nigerians of proven integrity as members of the PSC.



Source: Nigerian Tribune