BREAKING: Tinubu Swears In New ICPC, FCCS Chairmen

BREAKING: Tinubu Swears In New ICPC, FCCS Chairmen

  • President Bola Tinubu has sworn in a new chairman for the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC)
  • The president also swore in Professor Tunji Olaopa as the chairman of the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC)
  • According to the presidency, the event happened briefly before the commencement of the FEC meeting on Wednesday, December 13, at the presidential villa

FCT, Abuja - President Bola Tinubu has sworn in Musa Adamu as the new Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).

The ceremony, which was performed in the Council Chambers of the State House, just ahead of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), also saw the swearing-in of the Chairman of the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC), Professor Tunji Olaopa, and eleven other members of the Commission, The Nation reported.

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President Tinubu swears in chairmen of ICPC, FCSC Photo Credit: Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Source: Twitter

Tinubu swears in ex-Jigawa commissioner of Justice as ICPC chairman

According to a citation read by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, the new ICPC Chairman, served as the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Jigsaw state between 2019 and 2023.

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The new Chairman of the Federal Civil Service Commission, Professor Olaopa, from Oyo State, is an academic and former permanent secretary who has had his stint at the university and served as Permanent Secretary across five ministries.

Tinubu appoints 21 commissioners for NPC

The development came 24 hours after President Tinubu made a similar appointment when he forwarded the names of 21 commissioners for the National Population Commission (NPC).

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Godswill Akpabio, the president of the senate, announced the appointments of the new commissioners in a letter forwarded to the Red Chamber by the president.

The Red Chamber then ordered that the nominees should be screened and reports on them should be provided by the committee on the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).

President Tinubu inaugurates 107 gas, electric-powered buses earlier reported that President Tinubu inaugurated a new set of 107 gas and electric-powered buses and taxis in Maiduguri, Borno state capital.

The president did the inauguration on Monday, December 11, during his visit to Borno state for the Chief of Army Staff Conference in the North East state.

This will be the second kind that the president will launch in December; the first was announced when the president was in Dubai.


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