Less Than 20 Days to 2023 Elections, Buhari Approves Major Appointments
- Three rectors of federal polytechnics in Delta, Kano, and Abia were appointed by President Buhari on Wednesday, February 8
- The academic institutions that got new rectors are Federal Polytechnic Isuochi, Federal Polytechnic, Kabo, and Federal Polytechnic Orogun
- The rectors are as follows - Paul-Darlington Ibemezie Ndubuisi, Professor Mohammed Sanusi Magaji, and Dr. Duke Okoro
Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments of rectors and other principal officers of three federal polytechnics in Delta, Kano, and Abia states.
The new appointees are Paul-Darlington Ibemezie Ndubuisi (Federal Polytechnic Isuochi, Abia state), Professor Mohammed Sanusi Magaji (Federal Polytechnic, Kabo, Kano), and Dr Duke Okoro (Federal Polytechnic, Orogun, Delta), Tribune reports.
According to Ben Bem Goong, the director of press, and public relations in the federal ministry of education, in a statement on Wednesday, February 8, the appointments of the three rectors are for a single term of five years each, Leadership added.
Goong also disclosed that the appointments were hinged on the provision of the Federal Polytechnic (Amendment) Act 2019.
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Buhari approves appointments of 3 registrars
Additionally, President Buhari has approved three registrars’ appointments for the polytechnics.
The ministry listed the new appointees as Umar Shehu Dumbulum – Registrar, Federal Polytechnic, Kabo, Kano state, Mrs. Christine Ejetavwo Aluyi – Registrar, Federal Polytechnic, Orogun, Delta State and Mrs. Ezenuruihe Ifeyinwa Olachi – Registrar, Federal Polytechnic, Isuochi, Abia.
“The three appointments have a single term of 5 years each, with effect from 17th January 2023,” the statement said, adding that two new bursars have also been appointed.
President Buhari makes fresh appointments, seeks Senate approval
President Buhari has recommended seven names to the National Assembly for reappointment as National Commissioners of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).
This recommendation was read at the red chamber of the national assembly by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday, January 17.
Senate reads out President Buhari's recommendation
Senator Lawan was quoted saying:
“In accordance with Section 3(3) and (7) of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act 2000, I write to forward for confirmation by the Senate the under-listed names of seven (7) persons for reappointment as members of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).”