Senate Names 69 Committees’ Chairmen

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has named chairpersons for the Senate Standing Committees.

Mr Lawan also announced 69 committees for the Senate.

The announcement was made shortly after the lawmakers unanimously voted to embark on an annual recess.

Some senators loyal to the Senate President were, as expected, given key committees.

Some of the committees are Appropriation which is chaired by Barau Jibrin; Finance, Adeola Olamilekan; Police, Dauda Jika; Defence, Aliyu Magatakarda and Army, Ali Ndume.

Others are NDDC, Peter Nwabaoshi; Agriculture, Abdullahi Adamu and INEC, Kabiru Gaya.

Some of the Committee chairmen are, Senators Barau Jibrin ( Appropriations ) , Ali Ndume ( Army ) , Dino Melaye ( Aviation) , Ibikunle Amosun ( Capital Market ) , Ike Ekweremadu ( Environment) , Abubakar Kyari ( FCT ) , Adeola Olamilekan ( Finance ) , Ibrahim Oloriegbe ( Health) , Sikiru Oshinowo ( Industry ) , Kashim Shettima ( Interior ) ,Teslim Folarin ( Local content ) , Adedayo Adeyeye ( Media and Public Affairs) , Bassey Akpan ( Petroleum Resources upstream) and Mathew Urhoghide ( Public Accounts)

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