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Governance: Senate approves Tinubu’s request for 20 Special Advisers

*The Nigerian Senate at a plenary session Tuesday, June 6, approved the request of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for the appointment of 20 Special Advisers

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

In line with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s recent appointment of some key government functionaries, the Nigerian Senate during a plenary session Tuesday,  June 6, 2023, approved the request of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR on the appointment of 20 Special Advisers (SAs).

Senate President Lawan proceeded to read a letter from President Tinubu on the appointment of 20 Special Advisers.

Senator Ibrahim Gobir, Senate Leader moved that the Senate did consider the request of Tinubu for the approval of the Senate to appoint 20 Special Advisers.

The Senate Minority Leader later seconded after which the request of President Tinubu was approved.

ConsumerConnect also learnt Senate President Ahmad Lawan earlier, had led the Principal Officers into the Chamber, took the official prayers, and began the day’s proceedings by dissolving into Committee of the Whole to consider the eight reports the Upper Legislative Chamber had considered.

The eight bills are the National Examination Council (NECO) Bill, 2023; National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (Amendment) Act, 2023; Physically Challenged (Empowerment) Act, 2023 and the Chartered Institute of Digital Forensics of Nigeria Bill, 2023.

The others are Federal College of Education (Technical), Ako, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State Bill, 2023; Control of Small Arms and Light Weight Weapons Bill, 2023; National Assembly Library Trust Fund (Establishment) Act, 2023; and Federal College of Education (Technical) Aghoro, Bayelsa State Bill, 2023, agency report said.

Senator Sandy Onuh thereafter moved for the adoption of the Votes and Proceedings while Senator Nora Ladi Daduut seconded.

The Votes and Proceedings were approved.

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