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Senate Okays Musa Aliyu As ICPC Chairman

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The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Malam Musa Aliyu as the Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).

This comes after the adoption of a motion by the Senate Leader, Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele (APC-Ekiti) at the Committee of the Whole on Thursday, October 26.

Bamidele who urged the Senate to consider the request of President Bola Tinubu for the confirmation of Aliyu for appointment as ICP Chairman, said the request was in accordance with Section 3 (6) of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) Establishment Act, 2000.

He also asked the Senate to consider Tinubu’s request to confirm the appointment of Mr Saka Suleiman and Prof. Gaji Dantata as members of the Federal Judicial Service Commission.

Before the appointments were confirmed, Deputy President of the Senate, Barau Jibrin, who presided over plenary in his remarks said their appointment was a call to service. He urged them not to disappoint the President and Nigerians while urging them to bring their best to the service of the country.

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