Buhari seeks senate’s confirmation of new ICPC members

January 17, 2023
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By Ignatius Okorocha 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday requested the  confirmation  of  seven new members of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission  (ICPC) by the Senate

The names of the nominees  were contained in a letter  read on the floor of the Red Chamber  by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan.

The nominees include: Justice Adamu Bello (Rtd) from Katsina state  to represent North- West;  Hannatu Muhammed from Jigawa state  to represent North- West; Mrs Olubukola Balogun from Lagos state  to represent South West.

Other members according to the letter are Barr. Obiora Samuel  Igwedibia from Anambra state to represent South- East, Dr. Abdullahi Maikano Sadu  from Niger State to represent North- Central; Prince Dauda Yahaya Umar from Nasarawa state to represent North-Central and Dr. Grace Nkechinyere Chida from Deltal state to represent South-South

President Buhari in his letter said the nominees’ appointment is in accordance with the provisions of section 3 (3) and 7 of the Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Act 2000.

He also urged the Senate to expedite action on the screening and confirmation of the nominees.

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