The Senate, on Tuesday, at plenary, confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s five nominees for appointment as board members of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB).
Their confirmation was sequel to the consideration of a report by the Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions.
Chairman of the Committee, Sen.Akinyelure Ayo (Halliru (PDP – Ondo) presented the report.
Akinyelure urged the senate to consider their confirmation, following the screening of the nominees by the committee.
The nominees are, Murtala Kankia (Kastina,North -West), Zephaniah Ishaku Bulus (Nasarawa, North-Central),Farouque Umar(Yobe North-East).
Other members are Abdulsalam Taofiq Olawale (Ondo,South-West) and Prof. Juwayriya Badamasiuy(Kogi North-Central.
The Senate also at plenary approved for first reading five bills.
The bills are, Institute of Charted Chemists of Nigeria Act Amendments Bill 2023.sponsored by Sen.Ibrahim Gobir,(APC-Sokoto), National Agency for Food and Drugs Adminstration and Control Act amendment Bill 2023, sponsored by Sen. Ibrahim Gobir.(APC-Sokoto)
Federal Medical Centre Okigwe Establishment Bill, 2023 sponsored by Sen.Ibrahim Gobir.(APC-Sokoto).
Others are Federal Orthopaedic Centre , Ihitte-Uboma, Imo State Establishment Bill, 2023 by Sen.Ibezim Frank(APC- Imo) and Institute of Information and Communication Technology May, Ehime-Mbano Establishment Bill ,2023 sponsored by Sen.Ibezim Frank(APC Imo).(NAN)