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News - January 27, 2017

Saraki compensates Ndume with INEC committee chairmanship

Sen. Ali Ndume

Former Senate leader, Mohammed Ali Ndume was on Thursday appointed Chairman Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Senate President Bukola Saraki, who made the appointment also named Abba Kyari, Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence.

Kyari was former chairman, Senate Committee on INEC.

Other fresh appointments included Magnus Abe (Rivers South East) who was named chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) and George Sekibo was named chairman, Senate Committee on Interior.

Ndume was controversially removed as Senate leader on January 10.

The Borno South lawmaker described his removal as a “coup” against him and blamed his removal on his position on the nomination of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

The Senate now has 68 standing committees.

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