JUST IN: Tinubu appoints new CCB chairman

JUST IN: Tinubu appoints new CCB chairman

President Bola Tinubu has authorised the appointment of Dr. Abdullahi Bello because the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau, pending affirmation by the Senate.

Bello succeeds Prof Isah Mohammed, whom former President Muhammadu Buhari appointed in November 2018.

The Presidency introduced his appointment in a press release signed Thursday, by Tinubu’s Particular Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, titled ‘President Tinubu appoints new Chairman of Code of Conduct Bureau.’

Ngelale described Bello as “A consummate skilled with greater than 25 years of labor expertise in consulting, banking, legislation enforcement, monetary companies, and academia.”

The CCB was established in 1979 when the Structure offered a listing of Codes of Conduct for public officers.

Nonetheless, it solely acquired its authorized mandate in 1989 underneath the Babangida regime.

The Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act, Chapter 58 LFN 1990 mandates the Bureau to amongst different issues, obtain asset declarations by public officers, study the declaration, retain custody of such declarations and make them out there for inspection by any citizen of Nigeria on such phrases and circumstances because the Nationwide Meeting could prescribe.

Tinubu says he expects the brand new Chairman, upon affirmation by the Senate, to “lead the Bureau with utmost integrity towards the realisation of its mandate of sustaining excessive requirements of public morality within the conduct of presidency enterprise.”

The brand new Chairman should additionally “be certain that the actions and behavior of public officers conform to the very best requirements of morality and accountability,” the assertion learn.

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