PHOTOS: Buhari swears in commissioners for NPC, ICPC | Dailytrust

PHOTOS: Buhari swears in commissioners for NPC, ICPC

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore in commissioners of the National Population Commission (NPC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).

The brief ceremony took place shortly before the commencement of the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the State House in Abuja.

The commissioners of NPC, who were inaugurated after their confirmation by the Senate last month, included: Chief Benedict Ukpong Effiong (Akwa Ibom), Mrs. Gloria Fateya Izonfo (Bayelsa), Kupchi Patricia Ori Iyanya (Benue), Dr. Haliru Bala (Kebbi), and Dr. Eyitayo Oyekunle Oyetunji (Oyo).

The commissioners of the ICPC who were sworn in were Assistant Inspector General of Police, Olugbenga Adeyanju, rtd (Ekiti State), Senator Anthony Agbo (Ebonyi), Anne Otelafu Odey (Cross River), Alhaji Goni Ali Gujba (Yobe), and Dr Louis Solomon Mandama (Adamawa).

Meanwhile, the president is currently presiding over the weekly federal cabinet meeting at the council chambers of the Presidential Villa.


In attendance physically are Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, and National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Major General Babagana Monguno.

Ministers, who are attending physically are the Attorney General and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami; Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige; Agriculture, Mahmud Abubakar; Environment, Mohammed Abdullahi; Power, Abubakar Aliyu, Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed; Water Resources Suleiman Adamu; Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu and the Minister of State for Health, Olorunimbe Mammora.

Other Ministers and Head of Civil Service of the Federation,Folasade Yemi-Esan, are participating virtually from their respective offices in Abuja.

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