FG adjusts list of delegates to National Conference

KutigiThe Federal Government has made some adjustments to the list of delegates to the national conference. Thoseaffected include traditional rulers,elder statesmen and women group just as some states finally submitted names of their nominees.

Read below the adjusted list issued in a statement which was signed by SGF Anyim P. Anyim .


Following the release of the list of delegates to the National Conference, some updates, changes and adjustments have been effected as follows:

Elder Statesmen

Dr. Kunle Olajide from Ekiti State replaces Chief Afe Babalola, SAN.

Traditional Rulers

His Royal Highness, Alhaji Ibrahim Yaro, the Etsu of Bwari replaces His Royal Highness, Alhaji Ismail Danlami Mohammed, Sarki of Karshi on the request of the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria.

Women Groups (National Council of Women Societies)

Mrs. Millicent Okoronkwo replaces Mrs. Love Ezema on the request of the National Council of Women Societies of Nigeria.

Political Parties (APGA)

The nomination of Chief Chris Ejike Uche and Dr. Sagir Auwal Maidoya to represent APGA is withdrawn to allow the Party resolve the issue of its nominees.

Socio-Political/Cultural and Ethnic Nationality Groups:
South West Geo-Political Zone

1. Prince Rabiu Oluwa replaces Supo Sonibare.
2. Oba Kehinde Olugbenle replaces Barr. Niyi Akintola, SAN whose name is retained in the Oyo State delegates list.

National Academies

Professor Layi Erinosho has been nominated by the Academy of Social Sciences to fill the one (1) slot allocated to the Academy.

Former Political Office Holders (Former Governors)

The former Governors Forum has nominated Alhaji Mohammed Goni from Borno State to fill the slot for the North East Geo-Political Zone.

State Governments and FCT
The following State Governments have submitted a nominee each to fill the vacant slot in their respective State’s delegates list:

1. Delta State – Chief Isaac O. Jemide;
2. Edo State – Prof. Eddy Erhagbe;
3. Oyo State – Chief (Mrs.) Onikepo Akande;
4. Rivers State – Chief Sampson Agbaru; and
5. Yobe State – Engr. Abubakar Buba Galadima.

1. Hon. Wole Oshun
2. Mr. Ledum Metee
3. Barr. Mike Ozekhome
4. Barr. Anthony Akika
5. Alhaji Sule Iyaji
6. DIG (Amb) Abdulmumuni M. Abubakar (rtd)

The Inauguration of the National Conference is scheduled as follows:
Date: Monday, 17th March, 2014
Venue: National Judicial Institute
(Along Airport Road,), Abuja.
Time: 4.30 pm

The following are invited to attend the Inauguration Ceremony:
(i) Former Presidents and Heads of State;
(ii) The Leadership of Political Parties;
(iii) Members of the National Assembly;
(iv) State Governors;
(v) Hon. Members of the Judiciary;
(vi) Members of the Federal Executive Council;
(vii) Members of the Diplomatic Corps;
(viii) Religious Leaders; and
(ix) Traditional Rulers.

Delegates and Guests are to be seated by 4.00 pm.

Anyim Pius Anyim, GCON
Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

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