By Danlami Nmodu
President Gooodluck Jonathan has named Chief Solomon Asemota, SAN as Member of the Advisory Committee on National Dialogue .He replaces Col.Tony Nyiam.
Newsdiaryonline.com last week exclusively reported that Col Nyiam has been force to resign from the committee following an unruly behaviour in Benin city while Governor Adams Oshiomhole was addressing the committee.Insiders told Newsdiaryonline.com that the committee members had threatened to resign en masse if Nyiam did not resign.
A statement Tuesday evening , signed by Sam Nwaobasi, special assistant (Media) to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation said “His Excellency, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, has approved the replacement of Col. Tony Nyiam (Rtd) with Chief Solomon Asemota, SAN as Member of the Advisory Committee on National Dialogue.
“Chief Asemota is to resume with the Committee with effect from 6th November, 2013”,the statement said.(Breaking News,Nigerian Politics,News)