Senate confirms Ameachi Nwoha as Commissioner, National Assembly Commission

 The Senate has confirmed Mr Amaechi Nwoha, ’s nominee for appointment as Commissioner representing South- East in the Commission.

His confirmation was sequel to the presentation and consideration the report the Committee on Establishment and Public Service at plenary on Wednesday.

The report was presented by Sen. Smart Adeyemi,(APC-Kogi), on behalf the Chairman, Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau (APC-Kano).

Adeyemi said the nominee was a seasoned legislator with the Imo State House Assembly.

He said that there was petition against the nominee before the committee.

He said, ” the committee having screened the nominee do hereby recommend him for confirmation Senate as Commissioner representing the South-East in the Commission.”

Senate thereafter after a voice vote confirmed his nomination.

Senate also at plenary considered for first reading five bills.

The bills are : Federal Medical Centre Hong, Adamawa State Establishment Bill, 2021 sponsored by Sen.Abdullahi Yayaha(APC-Kebbi) and Federal Medical Centre, Kabba, State Establishment Bill ,2021 by Sen.Smart Adeyemi (APC-Kogi).

The rest are : Federal University Agriculture Ogoja,Cross River State Establishment Bill,2021 by Sen.Jarigbe Agom(PDP-Cross River), Nigerian Oil Research Development Board Bill,2021 by Sen. Theodore Orji (PDP-Abia) and Weights and Measures Implementation Agency by Sen. Shettima Kashim(APC-Borno).(NAN).