Senate Approves Tunji Olaopa as Chairman, FCSC, Oyebade 10 others as board members

The Senate has given approval for the appointment of Prof.Tunji Olaopa as Chairman, Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC).

Odekunle Rukiyat representing Aduke ,Kogi and Kwara states, Sarah Sosan, representing Lagos and,Ogun and Dr.Festus Olowogboyega Oyebade representing Osun ,

Others were also confirmed as members of the FCSC representing various states of the Federation.
This came after the presentation and adoption of a report of the Committee on Establishment and Public Service by the Chairman Sen. Oluwole Cyril (APC- Ekiti) at the Committee of the Whole on Tuesday.

While Presenting the report Oluwole urged the Senate to consider the request of President Bola Tinubu for the confirmation of the nominees for appointment as Chairman and members of FCSC.

He said the request was in pursuance to section 154 (1) of the 1999 Constituion of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended.

Oluwole indicated that the committee during the secreening of the nominees received documents from the office of Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate).
He listed the documents to include resumes, Police clearance reports and Asset declaration documents of the nominees.
According to him, the committee deliberated on the qualifications, experience and competency of the national nominees and their suitability for the appointment.
He said the nominees were eminently qualified for the appointment, saying that there was no adverse security reports and petition against them.
He said the nominees possessed the requisite qualifications, professional experience, competence and capacity to further ensure success of the FCSC.
He therefore urged the senate to approve their nominations.
Senate, thereafter confirmed their appointments.

Those confirmed as members of FCSC includes:

Dr.Dauda Ibrahim Jalo representing Adamawa ,Gombe and Taraba states, Ededet Eyoma, representing Akwa-Ibom and Cross River states.

Dr.Chambalin Nweke, Anambra, Ebonyi and, Enugu states.

Others are Rufus Godwin representing Bayelsa, Delta, and Rivers states,
Dr.Adamu Hussein representing FCT and Niger.

Aminu Nabegu representing Jigawa and Kano states, Hindatu Abdullahi, representing Kaduna and Katsina states, Shehu Aliyu representing Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara states.

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