- The Senate on Wednesday, February 17, made a unanimous decision on Aghughu Adolphus Arhomhenla
- Arhomhenla was nominated by President Buhari to be the next auditor-general of the federation
- This move by the president has been approved by the upper legislative body
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During its plenary session on Wednesday, February 17, the Nigerian Senate confirmed the nomination of Aghughu Adolphus Arhomhenla as the auditor-general of the federation.
The decision of the upper chamber is contained in a tweeted post on its very Twitter handle.
Earlier, Aghughu was nominated for appointment by President Buhari as the auditor-general of the federation.
The nomination of Aghughua is in accordance with section 86(1) of the constitution of Nigeria, Daily Times reports.
The decision of the president was disclosed in a statement issued on Tuesday, January 26, by his senior special assistant on legislative matters (Senate), Senator Babajide Omoworare.
Moreover, President Buhari had nominated Barrister Victor Chinemerem Muruako for appointment as the head of the Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) in line with the provision of section 5(3) of the Fiscal Responsibility Act 2007.
Also, the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) had described the nomination of Abdulrasheed Bawa as chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as another win for all Nigerian youths.
The NYCN made the declaration in a statement sent to Legit.ng on Wednesday, February 17, and signed by its president, Comrade Solomon Adodo.
The council said it received with great delight the news of the nomination of the 40-year old EFCC career staff subject to the confirmation of the Nigerian Senate.
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