Saraki Nominates New Leaders For Senate Committees (See List)

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Saraki Reshuffles Senate Committees, Ndume Now Chairman Of INEC Committee

Senate President Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, reshuffled the leaderships of various committees of the Nigerian Senate with juicy positions to his most loyal opponents.

Following the reshuffle, Kabiru Marafa, the Senate leadership’s most outspoken and harshest critic, will head the committee on petroleum downstream, while another anti-Saraki Senator, Remi Tinubu, was nominated the new Chairman of Environment.

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Speaking on the restructuring, the spokesperson to the senate president, Yusuph Olaniyonu, revealed that the move was aimed at strengthening the working capacity of the senate.

See list below;

Customs – Hope Uzodinma
Aviation – Adamu Aliero
Environment – Oluremi Tinubu
Petroleum Downstream – Kabiru Marafa
Tertiary Education – Barau Jibril
Women Affairs – Binta Garba
Public Procurement – Joshua Dariye
Solid Minerals – James Manager
Power – Eyinnaya Abaribe
Information and National Orientation – Suleiman Adokwe
National Identity – Suleiman Hukunyi
Legislative Compliance – Babajide Omoworare
Rules and Business – Baba Garba
Federal Character – Tijani Kaura

Deputy Chairpersons

Marine Transport – Ahmed Ogembe
Land Transport – Ovie Omo-Agege
Petroleum downstream – Phillip Aduda

The mode of restructuring – which favoured the APC’s fold – may have been aimed at quelling the recent polarity in the senate following rumours that the senate president was returning to the Peoples Democratic Party.



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