OrderPaperToday – The Senate has approved the appointment of Abike Dabiri-Erewa as Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Diaspora Commission.

This was followed by the recommendation from President Muhammadu Buhari to the chamber and was referred to the committee on Diaspora and Non-Governmental Organisations.

The Chairman of the Committee, Senator Rose Oko, presented the report on Thursday.

She recommended Dabiri-Erewa’s confirmation based on her “exposure, experience in government, politics and public service, performance, qualifications and competence.”

Oko in her presentation recalled that Dabiri-Erewa was the pioneer Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora from 2009-2011 and the incumbent Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora.

Her nomination was unanimously supported by the Senators

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