The new appointments by President Muhammadu are subject to the approval of the Senate.
President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has given approval for the appointment of new members to the board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The president disclosed this in a letter sent to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan.
Buhari named Mr George Abang as secretary of the board while Kola Adeshina, Mohammed Yahaya and Lukman Mohammed, were appointed as board members.
The appointments are subject to the approval of the Senate.
The president’s letter seeking confirmation of the nominees was read on the floor of the Senate by Lawan, at the commencement of plenary on Tuesday.
Buhari said the nominations were in accordance with the Act establishing the EFCC.
He advised the Senate to confirm them in the “usual expeditious manner”.
This is coming less than three days after Buhari appointed board members for NNPC Limited.