President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in seven members to the board of the Unbiased Corrupt Practices and different associated offences Fee (ICPC).
The inauguration, which adopted the affirmation by the Nigerian Senate, occurred on the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday.
The brand new ICPC members are Adamu Bello (Katsina State); Hannatu Mohammed (Jigawa State); Olubukola Balogun (Lagos State); Obiora Igwedibia (Anambra State); Abdullahi Saidu (Niger State); Yahaya Dauda (Nasarawa State) and Grace Chinda (Rivers State).
They add to 5 different ICPC board members confirmed by the Senate a few yr in the past.
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They embody Anthony Agbo from Ebonyi State representing the South-east zone; Anne Otelafu Odey from Cross River State representing South-south, and Goni Gujba from Yobe State representing North-east.
The remaining are Louis Mandama from Adamawa State representing the North-east, and Olugbenga Adeyanju, a retired Assistant Inspector-Normal of Police (AIG) from Ekiti State representing the South-west zone.
Sources within the presidential villa revealed to Economic Confidential that the President who’s regularly winding down his actions as President of Nigeria, is utilizing the FEC assembly to evaluation ongoing tasks which his administration promised to finish and handover earlier than Could 29, 2023.
The tasks embody the Lagos – Ibadan expressway, Abuja- Kaduna- Kano highway, in addition to the Abuja-Maradi rail and different ongoing tasks, which his administration had promised to fee earlier than handing over to the incoming administration on the Could 29, 2023.
The President had additionally promised to ship on the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna refineries earlier than handing over on Could twenty ninth.
Different tasks embody the 2nd Niger bridge and the 2023 Nationwide Inhabitants Census.