Friday, December 21, 2018

Senate Confirms Owasanoye As ICPC Chairman

The Senate yesterday confirmed the appointment of Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, an indigene of Ondo State, as Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission.

Also confirmed as members of the board are Grace Chinda from Delta State, Okolo Titus (Enugu State), Obiora Igwedebia (Anambra State), Olubukola Balogun (Lagos State), Justice Adamu Bello (Katsina State), Hannatu Muhammed (Jigawa State), Abdullahi Saidu (Niger State) and Yahaya Dauda (Nasarawa State).

Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan, explained that the issue of lopsidedness raised by the senators, who halted the confirmation of the nominees about two weeks ago, had been resolved.