OrderPaperToday – The Senate on Thursday confirmed nominees for the post of chairman and commissioners of the National Population Commission (NPC).

The confirmed nominees are Nasir Isa Kwarra from Nasarawa State as Chairman and 11 others as follows: Ali Silas Agara (Nasarawa State), Mohammed Chiso A. Dottoji (Sokoto), Gidado Razak Folorunso (Kwara), Ibrahim Mohammed (Bauchi), Hon. Joseph Kwali Shazin (FCT) and Ajayi Ayodeji Sunday (Ekiti).

Others are Garba A. G. Zakar (Jigawa), Mai Aliyu Muhammad (Yobe), Muhammad Muttaka Rini (Zamfara), Hon. Engr. Bala Almu Banya (Katsina), and Mrs. Bimbola Salu-Hundeyin (Lagos).

Recall that on the 14th of September, President Muhammadu Buhari requested the Senate to confirm the nominees for the agency in accordance with the provision of Section 154 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended).

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