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Nasarawa: Al-Makura Submits List Of 16 Commissioner Nominees To Assembly

Posted: Oct 15, 2015 at 12:55 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)
By Michael David, Lafia
Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has submitted a list of 16 commissioner nominees to the state’s House of Assembly for screening and confirmation as members of the State Executive Council.
The Majority leader of the house, Alhaji Tanko Tunga (APC-Awe North) presented the list on behalf of the governor at the floor of the house in Lafia.
Tunga, while making the presentation yesterday said: “My colleague, permit me to read the governor message. The first message is that Governor Tanko Al-Makura is requesting the house to approve 20 Special Advisers that will assist him in running the affairs of the state.
“The second message read as thus: If we will recall, I assumed office for the second term as the Executive governor of the state on May 29th, 2015 and I deem it necessary to submit 16 commissioner nominees to the house for your screening and confirmation.
“If they have been screened and confirmed, they will assist me in running the affairs of the state for the betterment of our people and the society in general.”
The sixteen commissioner nominees are, Bar. Yusuf Shehu,  Dr.Dominic Bako, Ramatu Ajuji-Abu, Dr.Othman Ibrahim-Ahmed, Aliyu Yusuf-Lawee, Sony Agasi,Dr.Daniel Iya, Mustapha Yahaya-Idris, Haruna Iliya Osegba, and Eunice Kigbu.
Others are: Engr.Mohammed Idris, Isiaka Galadima, Aliyu Tijani, Makeri Godwin, Barr.Gabriel Aka’aka and Team Yiga.
The Speaker of the house, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe, after receiving the list of the commissioner nominees requested the nominees to submit 30 copies of their curriculum Vitae (VC) on or before Thursday, October 15th, as the house would commence their screening from Monday October 26 to Wednesday 28.