Senate confirms appointment of Abike Dabiri as diaspora commission boss

Senate confirms appointment of Abike Dabiri as diaspora commission boss

- The appointment of Honourable Abike Dabiri has been confirmed

- President Muhammadu Buhari had appointed her as the executive officer of Nigerian Diaspora Commission

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday, May 9, confirmed the appointment of Honourable Abike Dabiri as the executive officer of Nigerian Diaspora Commission.

The report of the committee on diaspora and non-governmental organisations was presented on the floor of the Senate by Senator Rose Oko.

The report read: "Confirmation of the nomination of Honourable @abikedabiri-Erewa for appointment as executive officer of Nigerian Diaspora Commission."

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After the confirmation, Senate president, Bukola Saraki, congratulated the new executive director.

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“On behalf of the 8th Senate, let me congratulate Hon. @AbikeDabiri-Erewa on this appointment which is well deserved. We wish her a successful tenure and hope she will be a great Ambassador for the country,” Saraki said.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to two more bills transmitted to him from the National Assembly.

President Buhari conveyed his decision to withdraw assent to the two bills in two separate letters to the Senate president and read at plenary on Wednesday, May 8.

Giving reasons for declining assent, President Buhari said section 14(d), section 30(2d) of the Nigeria Tourism Development Authority (Repeal and re-enactment) bill contradicts section 4 (1-3) and paragraph 60 (d) of the second schedule of the 1999 Constitution (as amended).

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