The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas, has done a minor reshuffling of the standing committees following the appointment of some members as Ministers.
Abbas, in a statement issued on Thursday, announced the reshuffling.
The speaker said the reshuffling became necessary due to the appointment of Tanko Sununu and Tunji Ojo as ministers.
“Following the nomination of some members of the 10th House of Representatives as Hon Ministers by His Excellency President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and void in the leadership of some standing committees of the House, it is my pleasure to announce the appointment of the following lawmakers to fill up the vacant positions,”
Kemi Kilani News recalls that Sununu until he was nominated a minister, served as the Chairman of Healthcare Services.
Mr Abbas has appointed Dennis Idahosa as the new Chairman of the Committee on Healthcare Services.
Meanwhile, Emmanuel Ukpong-Udo (YPP, Akwa Ibom) has been appointed Chairman House Committee on Electronic and Digital Banking. He replaced Idahosa.
Also, Mamudu Abdullahi (APC, Niger) has been moved from Hydrological Services to Committee on Army, while Pascal Agbodike (APGA, Anambra) is now the Chairman of Hydrological Services.
Furthermore, Bukar Talba (APC, Borno) is the Chairman House Committee on Institutional Reforms.