Senate Confirms Appointment of New Comptroller General of Correctional Service

Senate Confirms Appointment of New Comptroller General of Correctional Service

- The Nigerian Senate has arrived at a decision on the nomination of Haliru Nababa as controller general

- Nababa's nomination as the head of Nigerian correctional service did not face opposition in the Senate

- Until his new appointment, Nababa was the head of the directorate of finance and accounts at the service

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The Nigerian Senate has confirmed the nomination of Haliru Nababa as the comptroller general of the Nigeria correctional service.

Nababa’s confirmation was made during plenary on Wednesday morning, March 24.

BREAKING: Senate okays Nababa as CG Correctional Service
The Senate did not find any reason to contend Haliru Nababa’s appointment. Photo: Nigerian Senate
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The decision by the Senate followed the presentation of the report of the chairman, Senate committee on interior, Senator Kashim Shettima, at plenary.

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Meanwhile, the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has ruled out the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari by the National Assembly over the mounting spate of insecurity in the country.

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According to the Yobe-born senator, moving against the president in the National Assembly would not solve the problem.

Lawan made the comment during the finals of a football tournament organised by Istifanus Gyang, a senator representing Plateau North District in the Nigerian Senate.

In another news, federal lawmakers have asked the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and the Department of State Services (DSS) to go after the group which claimed responsibility for the recent attack on Governor Samuel Ortom.

Legit.ng recalled that the Fulani Nationality Movement (FUNAM) in a statement claimed that it carried out the attack on the Benue state governor over his alleged anti-Fulani actions.

The group stated that the governor escaped because of a slight technical communication error.

The claim by the group prompted the House of Representatives during plenary on Tuesday, March 23, to demand an investigation into the matter, The Punch reported.

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Meanwhile, following the backlash that followed the rejection of a petition from Nigerians in the diaspora, the speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has accepted the request.

The Punch reported that Gbajabiamila on Tuesday, March 23, received the petition filed by the Mutual Union of Tiv in America.

Kess Ewubare is a senior political/current affairs correspondent at Legit.ng. He has both a BSc and a Master’s degree in mass communication. He has over 10 years experience working in several fields of mass communication including radio, TV, newspaper, and online. He can be reached via email at kess2099@gmail.com.

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