OrderPaperToday – The National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) has approved the appointment of Chinedu Akubueze as the substantive Clerk of the Senate.
This was contained in a statement by Ahmed Amshi, Executive Chairman of the Service Commission.
Until his appointment, Akubueze was a former Clerk of the House of Representatives.
Similarly, Yahaya Danzariya and Fatai Jimoh were appointed Acting Clerk and Acting Deputy Clerk (Legislative) respectively, for the House of Representatives.
Other appointments are Kamoru Ogunlana, Acting Secretary (Legal Services), and Bashir Yero, Acting Secretary (Directorate of Estate and Works).
Henrietta Aimua-Ehikioya was redeployed as Secretary to the Directorate of Special Duties from Legal Services Directorate, while the former Secretary of Procurement, Estate, and Works, Liman Sanda is now the Secretary of the newly created Directorate of Procurement and Supplies.
On Feb. 16, Isabella Iloba, the erstwhile Deputy Clerk of the Ninth Senate, formally assumed duty as the Acting Clerk of the Upper Chamber, following the resignation of the outgoing Clerk, Ibrahim El-Ladan.
El-Ladan and two other permanent secretaries were accused of forgery and age falsification which earned them sanctions from the NASC.
The commission ordered El-Ladan and another officer, Adebayo Anthony Adebanjo, to proceed on retirement with immediate effect.
The NASC proceeded to appoint Iloba as Acting Clerk to the Senate to take over from El-Ladan.