James Kolo dies 21 days after been nominated as FCC commissioner
- James Kolo who was recently nominated as a commissioner of the FCC from Kwara state has died
- Kolo's death was confirmed by the Kwara state government in a statement
- The Kwara state governor, AbdulRazaq commiserated with the APC family over the Kolo's sudden death
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James Kolo, who was recently nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari as a commissioner of the Federal Character Commission (FCC) from Kwara state has died.
The Kwara state government disclosed in a statement that Kolo died suddely on Tuesday morning, May 19, after falling ill, Vanguard reports.
Before his death, the deceased had appeared before the Senate for screening after he was nominated by the president on April 28 as one of the commissioners of the Federal Character Commission.
The Kwara state governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has commiserated with the Patigi community and the APC family over the sudden death of James Kolo.
He described the late commissioner-designate as a loyal member of the APC and a good man.
Meanwhile, President Buhari has assented the appointment of Kashim Ibrahim-Imam as chairman, board of trustees of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND).
Ibrahim-Imam, a well-respected politician, was the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Borno state in the 2003 and 2007 gubernatorial elections respectively.
The news of his appointment was contained in a letter dated Thursday, May 14, directed to him by Adamu Adamu, minister of education, ThisDay reports.
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The appointment is expected to run for four years which and may be renewed on another four years upon satisfactory performance.
In another news report, Buhari has written to the Senate to approve the appointment of Lamido Yuguda as the new director-general of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Ahmed Lawan, Senate president, made the disclosure while reading the letter seeking the approval of Yuguda's appointment during a plenary on Tuesday, May 18, Premium Times reports.
Legit.ng gathered that President Buhari also sought confirmation of three nominees, Reginald C. Karausa, Ibrahim D. Boyi and Obi Joseph as full-time commissioners of the commission.
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