Engineer Ahmed Kadi Amshi of Yobe State – North-East’s nomination as the Chairman of the National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) has been approved by President Buhari.
Other members of the NASC as confirmed in a letter read by Senate President Ahmed Kadi during the plenary include Senator Babagana Modu (Borno – North East), Senator Abubakar Tutare, Taraba- North-East), Hakeem Akamo (Lagos – South West), Tunrayo Akintomide (Ondo – South West), Atanomeyorwi Francis (Delta – South South) and Engr. Bassey Etuk (Akwa Ibom – South South), Hon. Bailyaminu Yusuf Shinkafi (Zamfara – North West), Sani Saidu Kazaure (Jigawa – North West), Senator Julius Ucha (Ebonyi – South East), Nnamdi Anyaehie (Imo – South East), Auwalu Aliyu Ohindase (Kogi – North-Central and Muazu Is’haq (Nasarawa – North Central).
Before Ahmed Kadi Amshi’s appointment as NASC Chairman, the commission has been without a chairman for two years as President Buhari rejected nominees of the 8th National Assembly under Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki.
President Buhari also forwarded a letter to the senate, seeking the confirmation of appointment of Bala Muhammad and Yusuf Nwoha as members of the National Hajj Commission (NAHCON).
The letter reads in part;
“Pursuant to section 3(1)(d) (II) and (III) of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Act, 2006, I am pleased to forward for confirmation by the Senate two (2) additional nominees, Bala Muhammad and Yusuf Nwoha, as members of the National Hajj Commission (NAHCON).
“The Distinguished Senate may wish to recall that I recently sent sixteen (16) nominees to be considered by the Senate, for appointment as members of NAHCON. At that time, I indicated that makes of the remaining nominees would be conveyed to the Senate, once ongoing consultations were concluded.
“Having now concluded those consultations, I hereby request for the confirmation, by the Senate of the appointments of the following two additional nominees as members of NAHCON, namely: Bala Muhammad as the representative of Jama’atul Nasril Islam and Yusuf Chinedozi Nwoha as representative of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs.”