*Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye nominated as Chairman
President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate to confirm nominees into positions of Chairman, Executive Commissioner, and Non-Executive Commissioners of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
In a letter dated August 2, 2016, sent to President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye (South-west) was nominated as Chairman, while Mr. Sunday Dare (South-west) got the nod as Executive Commissioner, Stakeholders Management.
A statement by Presidential Spokesman Femi Adesina also said those nominated as Non-Executive Commissioners are: Aliyu Sa’idu Abubakar (North East), Clement Omeiza Baiye (North Central), Chief Okoi Ofem Obono Obla (South-South), Pastor Ezekiel Yissa (North-Central) and Senator Ifeanyi Ararume (South-East).
The nominations are in accordance with Section 8(1) of the Nigerian Communications Commission Act 2003.