OrderPaperToday – The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday, confirmed five Commissioners for the National Population Commission (NPC), following their nomination by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The nominees confirmed as Commissioners of the National Population Commission include: Chief Engr. Benedict Ukpong Effiong (Akwa-Ibom), Mrs. Gloria Fateya Izonfo (Bayelsa), Barr. Kupchi Patricia Ori Iyanya (Benue), Dr. Haliru Bala (Kebbi), and Dr. Eyitayo Oyekunle Oyetunji (Oyo).
Four other nominees were also confirmed as Commissioners for the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), by the Upper Legislative House.
The four nominees confirmed as Commissioners for the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission were Dr. Yusuf Ali (North Central), Engr. Chidi Ike (South East), Mr. Nathan Rogers Shatti (North East), and Mr. Dafe Akpeneye (South South).
Confirmation of the nominees followed the consideration of two separate reports by the Committees on Power, as well as National Identity and National Population.
The nominees were confirmed after the chamber considered the reports.