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Buhari writes Senate to confirm Umar Yahaya as Co-Chair, Governing Council of Unclaimed Funds

by Business News Report

President Buhari has written the Senate, seeking for the screening and subsequent confirmation of Umar Yahaya as Co-Chairman of the Governing Council of Unclaimed Funds Trust Funds. The request was contained in a letter dated 3rd June, 2022. The letter was read yesterday by the  President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan. President Buhari, in the letter, explained that his request was made pursuant to Section 77(5) of the Finance Act 2020.

Similarly, the Senate has received a request to confirm the nomination of Joe Aniku Michael Ohiani as substantive Director-General/CEO for the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commision. The request was contained in a letter dated 6th June, 2022. The President’s letter was read at the commencement of plenary proceedings by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. According to Buhari, the confirmation request was in accordance with the provision of Section 22(1)(a) of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (Establishment) Act, 2005. 

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