President Bola Tinubu has written to the Senate for speedy confirmation of the appointment of Adamu Aliyu as Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC.
President Bola Tinubu sought the Senate’s confirmation in a letter to the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio.
The appointment of Saka Bolaji Suleiman and Prof. Dantata as members of the Federal Judicial Service Commission was also conveyed in a letter to the Senate President, where President Bola Tinubu sought the Senate’s confirmation.
The Senate equally swore in Senator Amos Yohanna representing Adamawa North senatorial district. He is replacing Senator Elisha Abbo, recently removed after the court voided the election of Elisha Abbo as senator representing Adamawa North district.
President Tinubu more than a week ago appointed Dr. Aliyu, as the new Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC)
“The new Chairman of the ICPC is nominated for confirmation by the Nigerian Senate, following the President’s approval of the outgoing Chairman’s request to proceed on pre-end of tenure leave beginning on November 4, 2023, ahead of the expiration of his tenure on February 3, 2024,” the Presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale disclosed in a statement,
According to Ajuri, the appointment was “in furtherance of the Renewed Hope mandate to reform key institutions and invigorate Nigeria’s war on corruption.”