The Senate confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s five nominees for Code of Conduct Bureau board members in plenary on Tuesday (CCB).
Their confirmation followed the committee on ethics, privileges, and public petitions’ consideration of a report.
Sen. Akinyelure Ayo(Halliru (PDP – Ondo), the committee’s chairman, delivered the report.
Following the committee’s review of the nominees, Akinyelure urged the senate to consider their confirmation.
The candidates are Farouque Umar, Zephaniah Ishaku Bulus, and Murtala Kankia, all of Kastina, North-West (Yobe North-East).
Other members are Abdulsalam Taofiq Olawale (Ondo,South-West) and Prof. Juwayriya Badamasiuy(Kogi North-Central.
The Senate also at plenary approved for first reading five bills.
The bills are, Institute of Charted Chemists of Nigeria Act Amendments Bill 2023.sponsored by Sen.Ibrahim Gobir,(APC-Sokoto), National Agency for Food and Drugs Adminstration and Control Act amendment Bill 2023, sponsored by Sen. Ibrahim Gobir.(APC-Sokoto)
Federal Medical Centre Okigwe Establishment Bill, 2023 sponsored by Sen.Ibrahim Gobir.(APC-Sokoto).
The Institute of Information and Communication Technology, the Federal Orthopaedic Centre in Ihitte-Uboma, the Imo State Establishment Bill, 2023, and others are also mentioned. Sen. Ibezim Frank (APC Imo) introduced the Ehime-Mbano Establishment Bill on May 20, 2023. (NAN)