Wamakko, Lawan, Yari, named chairmen as Akpabio unveils 79 committees


The Senate President, GodsWill Akpabio, on Monday, unveiled the chairmen of the 79 full-standing committees of the 10th Senate.

The Senate committees were formed after hours of closed-door sessions.

Some of the landlords of the National Assembly who were named committee chairmen include Housing and Urban Development, Aminu Tambuwal; Interior; Adams Oshiomhole, Defence; Ahmed Lawan; Water Resources, Abdulaziz Yari and Navy, Gbenga Daniels.

Others are: Constitutional Amendment, Jibrin Barau; Airforce, Senator Godiya Akwashiki; Aviation, Buhari Abdulfatai, Capital Market, Osita Izunaso; Establishment and public services, Senator Cyril Fasuyi; Ecological and Climate Change, Senator Seriake Dickson; Privatisation, Orji Kalu; and Public Account, Aliyu Wadada.

Works, Patrick Ndubueze; Appropriation, Solomon Adeola; FERMA, Oseni Babaginda, Finance: Sani Musa; Banking Insurance and other Financial Services; Tokunbo Abiru.

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Army; Ali Yar’Adua; Customs, Isa Jibrin; Culture and Tourism, Elisha Abbo; Diaspora, Victor Umeh; Drugs and Narcotics; Ibrahim Dakwanbo.

Education, Adamu Usman; Employment and productivity; Dikeh Plang; Environment, Akintunde Yinus, Ethics, Code of Conduct and priviledges; Imasuen Neda; Gas, Jarigbe Jarigbe; Health, Baringo Ipalebo.

Upstream Petroleum, Etang Williams; Trade and Investment, Sani Bomai; Solid Minerals, Osita Ngwu; State and Local government, Ifeanyi Uba; Power, Enyinnaya Abaribe.

Niger Delta, Barinada Mpigi; Legal Matter, Youth and Sports; Yemi Adaramodu; Senate Service, Sunday Jaribe; Women Affairs, Ireti Kingibe.

Communications, Aliyu Illbis; Marine Services, Wasiu Eshinloku; NDDC establishment, Asuquo Ekpeyong amongst others.
The Senate thereafter adjourned for their long recess to resume on Tuesday, September 26. ,

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