The Senate on Thursday confirmed the appointment of of twelve nominees as chairmen and commissioners of National Population Commission.
This followed the consideration of the report of Senate Committee on National Identity and National Population chaired by Senator Alkali Said Ahmed (Gombe North) on the confirmation of the nominees.
Daybreak reports that President Buhari had through a letter dated 14th September, 2020 transmitted to the Senate, requested the confirmation of appointment of a Chairman of the Commission and eleven others.
The letter reads: “In accordance with the provision of Section 154 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended), I write to forward for confirmation by the Senate, the underlisted names of twelve (12) nominees as Chairman and Commissioners of the National Population Commission.
The appointees are: Nasir Isa Kwarra (Nasarawa), Chairman; Ali Silas Agara (Nasarawa); Mohammed Chiso A. Dottoji (Sokoto); Gidado Razak Folorunso (Kwara); Ibrahim Mohammed (Bauchi); Hon. Joseph Kwali Shazin (FCT); Ajayi Ayodeji Sunday (Ekiti); Garba A. G. Zakar (Jigawa); Mai Aliyu Muhammad (Yobe); Muhammad Muttaka Rini (Zamfara); Hon. Engr. Bala Almu Banya (Katsina); and Mrs. Bimbola Salu-Hundeyin (Lagos)