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Buhari’s Nominee, Prof. Jummai Audi Confirmed By The Senate As Chairman Nigerian Law Reform Commission

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The Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Prof Jummai Audi as Chairman, Nigerian Law Reform Commission (NLRC).



Senate confirms Prof. Jummai Audi as Chairman Nigerian Law Reform Commission



The Senate has approved Prof. Jummai Audi, who President Muhammadu Buhari nominated as Chairman, Nigerian Law Reform Commission (NLRC).

The Senate also approved the nominations of Bassey Dan-Abia as Commissioners representing South-South and Mohammed Ibrahim representing South -west for the NLRC.

However, Mr Ebere Chima was not confirmed as Commissioner representing South-East following his absence at the screening.

Senate’s approval of the nominees followed a presentation of a report by Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters by its Chairman Sen. Bamidele Opeyemi (APC-Ekiti) and consideration of same at the Committee of the Whole.

Senate also at plenary approved the nomination of Mrs Diana Okonta representing South-South and Mrs Ya’ana Yaro representing North-East as Non-Executive Directors of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).

The approval of the NDIC nominees was also sequel to the presentation of a report by the Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions by its Chairman, Sen. Sani Uba (APC Karina) and consideration of same at the Committee of the Whole.

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