By Kingsley Okoye
Abuja – The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) for a second term.
This followed the adoption of the report of the Senate Committee on Diaspora and NGOs at plenary on Tuesday.
Presenting the report, the Committee’s Chairman, Sen. Nanchi Michael said Dabiri-Erew possessed the technical and academic qualifications to function optimally and effectively in the position.
He said there was no petition against her, adding that the nominee sponsored the Bill for the establishment of NIDCOM, when she was a member of the House of Representatives.
He commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the re-appointment, given her steering performance in her first term of office.
Similarly, the Senate also confirmed the appointment of three nominees for appointment as board members of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).(NAN/vitalnewsngr.com)
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