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Buhari writes Senate to confirm Mohammed Bello as RMAFC Chair

Buhari writes Senate to confirm Mohammed Bello as RMAFC Chair
PRESS STATEMENT 

Buhari Seeks Senate’s Confirmation Of Mohammed Bello As RMAFC Chair

 

The Senate has received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari, to confirm Mohammed Bello Shehu as Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC).

 

The request was contained in a letter read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, during plenary session on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. 

 

The letter reads, “In accordance with the provision of Section 154 (1) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended, I am pleased to forward for confirmation by the Senate, the appointment of Mohammed Bello Shehu, as the Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission”.

 

“His CV is attached herewith”. 

 

“It is my hope that the Senate will consider and confirm the nominee in the usual expeditious manner”. 

 

In a related development, the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on the same Wednesday, read on the floor of the Senate the request of President Buhari to confirm the nomination of Joe Aniku Michael Ohiani for appointment as Substantive Director-General/CEO for the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) to the Committee on Works. 

 

Also forwarded was the President’s request for the confirmation of Umar Yahaya as Co-Chairman of the Governing Council of Unclaimed Funds to the Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions. 

 

Both nominees are expected to appear before the relevant Committees of the Senate for screening.

 

The respective Committees were given two weeks to report back to the Senate in plenary. 


Signed:

Dr. Ezrel Tabiowo, FAI, FIMC, CMC, FCP, Fsca

Special Assistant (Press)
To President of the Senate 

Wednesday, June 22, 2022.
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