Senate confirms appointment of 22 nominees for National Population Commission

Senate has confirmed the appointment of 22 nominees President Muhammadu Buhari presented to it as commissioners for the National Population Commission, NPC.

The Committee on National Identity Card and National Population Commission had submitted its report after screening 23 nominees.

Chairman of the committee, Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi while presenting the report to the Senate, said the committee observed discrepancies in the certificate presented by Abdulmalik Durunnguwa from Kaduna State and as such did not clear him for confirmation.

In his remarks, the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who presided, congratulated the nominees and urged them to discharge their duties effectively.

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