President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday requested the Nigerian Senate to confirm the appointment of Farouk Aminu as a full-time Commissioner of the National Pension Commission (NPC).
The President’s request is contained in separate letters read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan on the floor of the Nigerian Senate during plenary on Tuesday.
The request to make Umaru Farouk Aminu a full-time Commissioner representing the North-West Geopolitical Zone in the National Pension Commission, according to the President, was in meeting with the provision of Section19(3) of the Pension Reforms Act, 2014.
President Buhari in another letter dated 5th November 2020, requested the confirmation of seven nominees as Chairman and members of the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities.
The letter reads: “In accordance with the provision of Section 32(2) of the Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Act, 2019, O write to present for confirmation by the Senate, the following seven (7) nominees s Chairman and members of the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities.”
The nominees according to the letter, include Hon. Dr Hussaini Suleiman Kangiwa, Chairman (North West); Oparakau Onyejelam Jaja (South East); Philomena Isioma Konwea (South-South); Omopariola Busuyi Oluwasola (South West); Amina Rahma Audu (North West); Mrs. Esther Andrew Awu (North Central); and Abba Audu Ibrahim (North East).