Senate Confirms Four Nominated Commissioners For NCC

The Senate on Thursday confirmed four Commissioners for Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC).

President Muhammadu Buhari recently requested the senate to confirm nominees for the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC).

The president’s request was contained in three letters read by Senate President Ahmad Lawan at plenary last Tuesday.

President Buhari based his request on section 8 (1) of NCC act presenting four nominees for the NCC.

“In accordance with section 8 (1) of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) act 2003, I write to forward the under listed names of nominees for confirmation by the senate as non-executive commissioners of the Nigeria Communications Commission,” the president said.

“The names are; Aliyu Abubakar (north-east), Millennia Aboiye (south-south) and Abdulaziz Salman (north-central).

“In accordance with section 8 (1) of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) act 2003, I hereby present for confirmation by the senate Engineer Uba Maska for appointment as executive commissioner for the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC).

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