ICPC: AP. Yemi Osinbajo, Redeploys Chairman

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Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has redeployed the chairman Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission ICP, Ekpo Nta to the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission.

Ekpo Nta This was contained in a statement issued late Tuesday in Abuja and signed by the Director Press, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Bolaji Adebiyi. In his place, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye has been appointed as chairman with a renewable tenure of five years.

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Owasanoye was part of the Prof. Itse Sagay-led Presidential Committee on Anti-Corruption. Also appointed as members of the ICPC are Dr. Grace N. Chinda, Okolo Titus M., Barr. Obiora Igwedebia, Mrs. Olubukola Balogun, Group Capt. Sam Ewang (retd.), Justice Adamu Bello, Hannatu Mohammed and Abdullahi Maikano Saidu.

Others are Dr. Sa’ad Alanamu, Yahaya Umar Daud, Khamis Ahmed Mailantarki, Maimuna Aliyu while Prof. Musa Usman Abubakar would serve as secretary.

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“The appointment of the Chairman is for five years, while the tenure for all the members is four years. Also, these appointments are subject to Senate confirmation”, the statement added. By the directive, Nta is now to proceed to the salaries, income and wages commission as a full-time commissioner.

 

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