- The appointment of Omolola Edewor as executive director, corporate services, NDIC has been confirmed by the Senate
- Edewor was screened and found worthy of being confirmed for a second and final term of five years
- The president of the Senate put the confirmation to a voice vote and it was adopted by the lawmakers
The Senate on Wednesday, April 24, confirmed the appointment of Omolola Edewor as executive director, corporate services, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).
This followed presentation of the committee on banking, insurance and other financial institutions by the chairman, Sen. Rafiu Adebayo at plenary.
Presenting the report, Adebayo said the nominee, who is currently occupying same position, was screened and found worthy of being confirmed for a second and final term of five years. He said the Senate at its sitting on April 9, referred the request for her nomination to the committee for screening.
The lawmaker noted that the committee held the screening and went through her curriculum vitae, security clearance form and code of conduct bureau details.
“She hails from Ogun state and she will be in charge of the administrative running of the organisation.
“The committee also found out that the nominee has no petition against her and she is qualified to hold the position for another term. So, we recommend that she be confirmed, he said.
Seconding the committee’s recommendation, Sen. Barau Jibrin(APC-Kano) said the nominee has shown to be eminently qualified and by her pedigree she is qualified to be confirmed.
In his remarks, the president of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki put the confirmation to a voice vote and it was adopted by the lawmakers.
The committee had on April 18, screened the nominee and promised to refer the report to the Senate in plenary.
Recall that Legit.ng had reported that President Muhammadu Buhari wrote to the Senate to seek confirmation and renewal of the appointment of Edewor as executive director corporate services, NDIC.
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Edewor is the first daughter of the acclaimed winner of the 1993 presidential election, Moshood Abiola. She is also a former member of the House of Representatives.
With the confirmation, Edewor will be serving her second term and final term of five years as executive director
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