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Senate confirms re-appointment of Abike Dabiri

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Dr Abike Dabiri-Erewa for re-appointment as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NDICOM).

Her confirmation was sequel to the presentation, consideration and adoption of the report of the Committee on Diaspora and NGOs by the Chairman, Senator Nnachi Michael

 He said there was no petition against her nomination and commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the re- appointment given the performance of the nominee in her first term.

Similarly, the Senate also confirmed the appointment of the nominees’ for appointment as board members of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Their confirmation followed the presentation, consideration and adoption of report of the committee on NDDC by the Chairman, Senator Amos Bulus.

The confirmed nominees’ are Benard Oboatarihieyeren Okwmagba, Patrick Aisowierenfrom and Kyrian Chidiebere Uchegbu

The Senate also confirmed the nomination of  Mrs Funke Opeke for appointment as member Universal Service Provision (USP) Board  after presentation, consideration of report of Committee on Communications.

Reporting by Amaka Ene, editing by Daniel Adejo