Buhari Makes New Appointment, Seeks Senate Confirmation
- President Muhammadu Buhari writes Senate to confirm the appointment of Aniku Michael-Ohiani as substantive Director-General Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission
- The president's request was read by Senate president, Ahmed Lawan, at the senate's floor at the beginning of the plenary on Wednesday, June 15
- Buhari in his letter stated that the confirmation was in line with Section 22(1)(a) of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (Establishment) Act, 2005
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Aso Rock, Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Aniku Michael-Ohiani as the substantive Director-General/CEO for the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC).
Daily Nigeria reports that the appointment was revealed in a letter Buhari wrote to the Senate on Wednesday, June 15.
The Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, read the president’s letter at the commencement of the plenary.
The spokesperson to the Senate President, Ezrel Tabiowo, disclosed that Buhari’s request was contained in a letter dated June 6.
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Buhari in his letter stated that the request was in accordance with the provision of Section 22(1)(a) of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (Establishment) Act, 2005.
2023 Presidency: Northern Youths Reject Buhari, 11 Governors’ Decision
Legit.ng reports that a coalition of youth groups in the north have rejected the decision of President Buhari and 11 governors to cede power to the southern part of Nigeria.
The two groups, APC Progressives Youth Element and North-East Youth Forum of APC, say it is selfish for the governors to cede power to the south.
The youths alleged that the governors are doing that so that one of them can become vice president.
Buhari Takes Final Decision as Northern Governors Back Southern Presidency
Legit.ng recently reports that President Buhari has reportedly backed the call for the southern region to produce the presidential flagbearer of the APC.
The president made his position known at a meeting with the presidential hopefuls of the ruling party on Saturday, June 4.
Meanwhile, the APC governors from the north had earlier asked the president to look toward the southern presidential aspirants when considering his preferred successor.
The governors also asked the northern presidential hopefuls to withdraw from the race for the sake of national interest.