JUST IN: Tinubu Writes Senate Over Newly Appointed Code of Conduct Bureau Chairman

JUST IN: Tinubu Writes Senate Over Newly Appointed Code of Conduct Bureau Chairman

  • All is set for Abdullahi Bello, the new chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), to be confirmed by the senate
  • President Bola Ahmed Tinubu announced Bello's appointment in a statement issued and signed in March by his official spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale
  • Legit.ng recalls that Bello replaces Aliyu Kankia, who has been the acting chairman of the Bureau

Legit.ng journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering public journalism and governance.

FCT, Abuja - President Bola Tinubu has reportedly communicated to the Nigerian senate seeking the confirmation of Abdullahi Usman Bello as chairman Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB).

The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) provided the update on Thursday afternoon, May 9.

Abdullahi Usman Bello is the chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) pending confirmation by the Nigerian Senate
President Tinubu is backing the CCB to maintain a high standard of public morality. Photo credit: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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NTA News wrote on its verified X (formerly known as Twitter) handle:

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"President Tinubu communicates senate seeking confirmation of Abdullahi Usman as chairman Code of Conduct Bureau."

Legit.ng recalls that President Tinubu on Thursday, March 28, appointed Bello as the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) chairman.

The appointment is pending confirmation by the senate.

Bello is an assistant forensic accounting and auditing professor at Northumbria University, United Kingdom (UK), according to his LinkedIn profile.

The imminent CCB boss replaces Aliyu Kankia, who has been the acting chairman of the Bureau.

Bello's expected role at CCB

One of the major tasks of Bello will be to maintain a high standard of public morality in the conduct of government business.

He also has to ensure that the actions and behaviour of public officers conform to the highest standards of public morality.

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This announcement was made through an official communication conveyed to the Senate.

Senate President Godswill Akpabio read Tinubu's letter expressing his intent during the plenary session.

Source: Legit.ng

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Ridwan Adeola (Current Affairs Editor) Ridwan Adeola Yusuf is a Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng and a certified journalist with over 9 years of experience. He edited Politics Nigeria's articles, was the Acting Editor of AllNews Nigeria and Fact-Checking Researcher (Africa Check). He received his HND in Mass Communication from The Polytechnic Ibadan. He received a Certificate of Achievement (Journalism Clinic’s Fix The Leak masterclass, 2021) and also completed Google News Initiative's Advance digital reporting curriculum. Contact him at ridwan.adeola@corp.legit.ng.

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