The Senate has received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari, to confirm Mohammed Bello Shehu as Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission.
The request is contained in a letter read by the president of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan during plenary in Abuja.
President Buhari said the appointment is In accordance with the provision of Section 154 subsection one of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended.
In a related development, the President of the Senate forwarded President Buhari’s request to confirm the nomination of Joe Aniku Michael Ohiani for appointment as Substantive Director-General/CEO for the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) to the Senate Committee on Works.
Also forwarded was the President’s request for the confirmation of Umar Yahaya as Co-Chairman of the Governing Council of Unclaimed Funds to the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions.
Both nominees are expected to appear before the relevant Committees for screening.
The respective Committees were given two weeks to report back to the Senate in plenary.
By James itodo.