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BREAKING: Ex-CBN deputy gov Lemo appointed by Buhari as FERMA chairman

BREAKING: Ex-CBN deputy gov Lemo appointed by Buhari as FERMA chairman

A former deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Tunde Lemo, has been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as chairman of the Federal Emergency Road Maintenance Agency.

A new managing director and six other members of the board of FERMA were also appointed by the president, Punch reports. gathers that a letter from President Buhari in which he sought legislative approval for the appointments, was read by president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, at plenary on Thursday, July 19.

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Meanwhile, previously reported that President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, April 10, wrote the Senate to confirm Festus Okoye as national commissioner for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Okoye was among 26 new appointees the president wrote, in separate letters, to the Senate for confirmation.

President Buhari’s request on Okoye was contained in a letter read by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, shortly before the Senate adjourned plenary on Tuesday, April 10.

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Also previously reported by was that the presidency on Saturday, November 4 released a full list of all the appointments made by President Muhammadu Buhari since he assumed office on May 29, 2015.

Femi Adesina, the special adviser to the president on Media and Publicity released the list on Saturday night.

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