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Senate Confirms Oyo Commissioner, 29 Others As RMAFC Commissioners

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The  Senate yesterday confirmed the appointment of Oyo State commissioner for local government and chieftaincy matters, Mr Bimbo Kolade, and 29 others as commissioners of the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC.

This is just as the lawmakers confirmed the reappointment of Elias Mbam from Ebonyi State as chairman of the commision.

Those confirmed as Commissioners in the Commission by the Senate  include: Chris Akomas (Abia), Ayang Sunday Okon(Akwa Ibom), Chima Philip Okafor (Anambra), Prof. Isa Mohammed (Bauchi), Samuel Adaa Maagbe (Benue), Ntufam Eyo Nsa Whiley (Cross River), Andrew Ogheneovo Agbaga (Delta), Patrick Mgbebu (Ebonyi) and Victor Eboigbe (Edo).


Others confirmed are: Amujo Philip Ajayi (Ekiti), Maria Aniobi (Enugu), Musa Abari (FCT), Mohammed Usman (Gombe), Alhaji Ahmed Mahmoud Gumel (Jigawa), Alh. Kabir Muhammad Mashi (Katsina), Barr. Umar Farouk Abdullahi (Kano), Rilwan Hussein Abarshi (Kebbi), Hon Suleiman Kokori Abdul (Kogi), and Abdullahi Shuaibu Yaman (Kwara).

Wright Olusegun Adekunle (Lagos), Aliyu A. Abdulkadir (Nasarawa), Ibrahim Bako Bagudu Shettima (Niger), Mr. Fari Adebayo (Ogun), Mr. Tokunbo Ajasin (Ondo), Mr. Alexander Shaiyen (Plateau), Wenah Asondu Temple (Rivers), Alhaji Modu Aji Juluri (Yobe) and Abubakar Sadiq A. Gusau (Zamfara) were also among the nominees confirmed for the Commission.

The confirmation  was sequel to the adoption of the report of the Senate Committee on National Planning and Economic Affairs.

Presenting the committee’s report, Vice Chairman of the panel, Yele Omogunwa (APC, Ondo) revealed that there was no petition against any of the nominees.

President Muhammadu Buhari had in February 2019 forwarded the names of 30 nominees to the Senate for confirmation.

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