-Ararume, Obla, Dare Commissioners
Tony Ailemen, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye as Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC_.
This is just as the President has also requested the Senate to confirm nominees into positions of Executive Commissioner, and Non-Executive Commissioners for the organization.
A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said the nominations were contained in a letter to the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, dated August 2, 2016.
Other nominees include Mr. Sunday Dare (South West) as Executive Commissioner, Stakeholders Management.
Those nominated as Non-Executive Commissioners are, according to Mr. Adesina include, Aliyu Sa’idu Abubakar (North East), Clement Omeiza Baiye (North Central), Chief Okoi Ofem Obono Obla (South South), Pastor Ezekiel Yissa (North Central) and Senator Ifeanyi Ararume (South East).
The nominations are in accordance with Section 8(1) of the Nigerian Communications Commission Act 2003.