President Muhammadu Buhari, has on Tuesday, appointed Muheeda Dankaka, as the Chairman of the Federal Character Commission. The President also appointed 37 other members of the Board.
The 37 members are: Henry Ogbulogo, Salihu Bello, Obonganwan Ebong, Ibeabuchi Uche, Mohammed Tijjani, Tonye Okio, Silas Macikpah, Abba Monguno, and Nsor Atamgba.
Others are: Alims Agoda, Tobias Chukwuemeka, Imuetinyan Festus, Sesan Fatoba, Ginika Florence Tor, Hamza Mohammed, Diogu Uche, Lawan Roni, and Hadiza Muazu.
Also appointed are: Muhammad Na‘iya, Lawal Garba, Abubakar Bunu, Idris Bello, Daniel Kolo, Are Bolaji, Nasir Kwarra, Maj. Gen. Suleiman Said (Rtd.), and Abiodun Akinlade.
President Buhari also appointed Olufemi Omosanya, Adeoye Olalekan, Adeniyi Olowofela, Stephen Jings, Wokocha Augustine, Abdullahi Tafida, Armaya’u Abubakar, Jibril Maigari, Sani Garba, and Adamu Sidi-Ali.
The appointments were contained in a letter which was read out by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday.
The President wrote to the Senate, seeking confirmation of the appointments.
In a separate letter, Buhari sought the confirmation of appointment of 7 members of the Board of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocated and Fiscal Commission.
They are: Salamatu Mohammad, Alfred Egba, Adamu Yuguda, Emmanuel O. Nwosu, Oladele Gboyega, Bello Wamakko, and Ahmed A. Yusuf.
2 Commissioners were further appointed to the Federal Civil Service Commission.
They are: Frederick O. Ekwem (Commissioner lmo and Abia States), and Jonah Madugu (Commissioner Benue, Nasarawa and Plateau States – Renewal of appointment).