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Buhari writes senate for confirmation of Mohammed Bello as RMAFC chairman

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Nigerian Senate on Wednesday received got a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari to confirm Mohammed Bello Shehu as Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC.

A letter read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, at plenary on Wednesday
contained the request.

The letter reads, “In accordance with the provision of Section 154 (1) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended, I am pleased to forward for confirmation by the Senate, the appointment of Mohammed Bello Shehu, as the Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission.

“His CV is attached herewith.

“It is my hope that the Senate will consider and confirm the nominee in the usual expeditious manner.”

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday, read President Buhari’s request to the senate to confirm the nomination of Joe Aniku Michael Ohiani as Substantive Director-General/CEO for the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) to the Committee on Works.

Also forwarded was the President’s request for the confirmation of Umar Yahaya as Co-Chairman of the Governing Council of Unclaimed Funds to the Committee on Banking, Insurance, and Other Financial Institutions.

Both of them are expected to appear before the relevant committees for screening.

The committees were given two weeks to report back to the Senate in plenary.

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