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Lawan reshuffles Senate standing committees



The Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan on Wednesday reconstituted the management and membership of some standing committees of the Crimson Chamber.

Lawan made the announcement moments earlier than the higher chamber adjourned plenary.

These to function chairmen embrace Senator Sahabi Alhaji Ya’u – Committee on Nationwide Inhabitants and Nationwide Identification; Senator Adetokunbo Abiru – Committee on Trade; Senator Saidu Alkali – Committee on Commerce and Investments; Senator Kabiru Barkiya – Committee on Inter-Parliamentary Affairs.

These chosen to vice-chairmanship and membership positions are Senator Seriake Dickson – Committee on Inside; and member, Committee on Appropriations; Senator Biodun Olujimi – member, Committee on Appropriations; Senator Tolu Odebiyi – Vice Chairman, Committee on Marine Transport; Senator Lekan Mustapha – Vice Chairman, Committee on INEC; Senator Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe – Vice Chairman, Committee on International Affairs.


Others are Senator Moses Cleopas – Vice Chairman, Nationwide Planning and Financial Affairs; Senator Frank Ibezim Chukwuma – Vice Chairman, Committee on Trade; Senator Nora Ladi Daduut – Vice Chairman, Committee on Tradition and Tourism; and Senator Degi-Biobarakuma Eremieyo Degi – member, Committee on Appropriation.

In his remarks after the announcement, the Senate President urged the brand new chairmen and vice chairmen to begin their duties instantly, notably with work on the 2022 price range.

“We count on that these chairmen and vice chairmen would begin their work instantly, particularly to work on the price range protection.

“We want them like all of us, one of the best of tenure and regular fingers on their work,” Lawan stated.

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