By Raphael Ekpang
Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate seeking the confirmation of the appointment of seven members of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC).
The letter which was addressed to the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan and read shortly after the commencement of Tuesday’s plenary reads: “Appointment of members of Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC).
“In accordance with the provisions of Section (3) and (7) of the Corrupt Practices and other related offences Act. 2000, I write to forward for confirmation to the Senate the under listed name of seven members of ICPC.
“They are Justice Adamu Bello (retd); Katsina (North-west), Hanatu Muhammed, Jigawa (North-west),Mrs Olubukola Balogun, Lagos (South-west).”
Others are Obiora Igwedibia, Anambra (South-east), Abdullahi Saidu, Niger (North-central), Dauda Umar, Nasarawa (North-central) and Grace Chinda, Delta (South-south).
“It is my hope that the distinguished Senate will consider and confirm the appointment in the usual expeditious manner,” the letter concluded.