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Posted 09 May 2013 - 12:33 PM

By Henry Umoru & Joseph Erunke
ABUJA — PRESIDENT Goodluck
Jonathan, Wednesday, forwarded to
the Senate, name of former Senate
President, Ken Nnamani as Chairman,
Governing Board of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission,
ICRC. Also forwarded for approval was the
name of former Inspector General of
Police, Mr. Mike Okiro as Chairman,
Police Service Commission, PSC. In the letter
addressed to
Senate
President
David Mark,
Jonathan also named former
Deputy
Inspector
General of Police, DIG, Yakubu
Mohammed; Justice Olufunke
Adekeye; Aisha Larai Tukur; Mrs Comfort Obi; Chief Torngee Gem
Toranyiin and Dr. Otive Igbuzor as
members of the Police Service
Commission. The letter read: ‘’Pursuant to the
provisions of Section 154(1) of the
1999 Constitution of the Federal
Government of Nigeria as amended,
which states that appointments to the
Police Service Commission shall be subject to confirmation by the Senate,
I write to forward the underlisted
names for consideration as chairman
and members of the commission. ‘’It is my hope that this will receive
the usual kind expeditious
consideration of the distinguished
Senators of the Federal Republic of
Nigeria. Okiro who retired as the Inspector
General of Police, July 2010, will be
taking over from the incumbent, Parry
Osayande. Also on the board of the ICRC the
president is seeking the Senate’s
approval for Mr Aminu Dikko, wife of
Ken Saro Wiwa, Mrs Comfort Saro
Wiwa; Engr. Janet Febisola Adeyemi;
Mrs Yabawa Wabi; former Minister of State, FCT, Musa Elayo and Mr A.U.
Kanu. Jonathan also submitted the name of
Emmanuel Adegboyega Aremo from
the South-West geo-political zone as
the Secretary nominee for the
Economic and Financial Crimes
Commission, EFCC. Mr. Adulphus Joe Ekpe’s name was
also forwarded to the Senate for
confirmation as the Director-General,
National Lottery Commission. If
approved, he will replace Dr. Peter
Igho. Also yesterday, Jonathan forwarded
to the Senate for approval, Justice
K.M.O. Kekere-Ekun as Justice of the
Supreme Court of Nigeria, just as the
letter read: “In conformity with
Section 231, subsection (2) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal
Republic of Nigeria which gives the
President powers to appoint a Justice
of the Supreme Court acting on the
recommendation of the National
Judicial Council and subject to confirmation by the Senate, I hereby
present the nomination of Hon. Justice
K.M.O Kekere-Ekun for consideration
by the Distinguished Senate of the
Federal Republic of Nigeria.”news from vanguradBy Henry Umoru & Joseph Erunke
ABUJA — PRESIDENT Goodluck
Jonathan, Wednesday, forwarded to
the Senate, name of former Senate
President, Ken Nnamani as Chairman,
Governing Board of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission,
ICRC. Also forwarded for approval was the
name of former Inspector General of
Police, Mr. Mike Okiro as Chairman,
Police Service Commission, PSC. In the letter
addressed to
Senate
President
David Mark,
Jonathan also named former
Deputy
Inspector
General of Police, DIG, Yakubu
Mohammed; Justice Olufunke
Adekeye; Aisha Larai Tukur; Mrs Comfort Obi; Chief Torngee Gem
Toranyiin and Dr. Otive Igbuzor as
members of the Police Service
Commission. The letter read: ‘’Pursuant to the
provisions of Section 154(1) of the
1999 Constitution of the Federal
Government of Nigeria as amended,
which states that appointments to the
Police Service Commission shall be subject to confirmation by the Senate,
I write to forward the underlisted
names for consideration as chairman
and members of the commission. ‘’It is my hope that this will receive
the usual kind expeditious
consideration of the distinguished
Senators of the Federal Republic of
Nigeria. Okiro who retired as the Inspector
General of Police, July 2010, will be
taking over from the incumbent, Parry
Osayande. Also on the board of the ICRC the
president is seeking the Senate’s
approval for Mr Aminu Dikko, wife of
Ken Saro Wiwa, Mrs Comfort Saro
Wiwa; Engr. Janet Febisola Adeyemi;
Mrs Yabawa Wabi; former Minister of State, FCT, Musa Elayo and Mr A.U.
Kanu. Jonathan also submitted the name of
Emmanuel Adegboyega Aremo from
the South-West geo-political zone as
the Secretary nominee for the
Economic and Financial Crimes
Commission, EFCC. Mr. Adulphus Joe Ekpe’s name was
also forwarded to the Senate for
confirmation as the Director-General,
National Lottery Commission. If
approved, he will replace Dr. Peter
Igho. Also yesterday, Jonathan forwarded
to the Senate for approval, Justice
K.M.O. Kekere-Ekun as Justice of the
Supreme Court of Nigeria, just as the
letter read: “In conformity with
Section 231, subsection (2) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal
Republic of Nigeria which gives the
President powers to appoint a Justice
of the Supreme Court acting on the
recommendation of the National
Judicial Council and subject to confirmation by the Senate, I hereby
present the nomination of Hon. Justice
K.M.O Kekere-Ekun for consideration
by the Distinguished Senate of the
Federal Republic of Nigeria.”




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