By Aluta News
Dec. 15, 2021
The Nasarawa House of Assembly has confirmed as commissioners all the 14 nominees sent to it by Gov. Abdullahi Sule.
House Speaker Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi announced their confirmation after they were screened on Wednesday in Lafia.
The speaker urged the new commissioners to live above board while discharging their duties.
“Those confirmed are Hon. Yakubu Kwanta -Akwanga, Hon. Yusuf Aliyu Turaki- Awe, Hajiya Aishatu Rufai Ibrahim- Awe, Hon. Salihu Enah- Doma, Prof. Umar Mika’il Gurku- Karu, Nuhu Ibrahim Oshafu-Keana.
“ Idris Mohammed Idris-Keffi, Mohammed Tanimu Sarki – Lafia, Abimiku Hannatu Bala- Lafia, Hajiya Fatu Jemita Sabo- Nasarawa, Yakubu Mohammed Lawal- Nassarawa Eggon, Daniel Agyeno – Obi, Mr Ahmed Baba Yahaya- Toto and Amb. Lucky Isaac Yargwa- Wamba,” he said.
The speaker directed the Clerk of the House to communicate the House resolution to Gov. Sule for further action.
Earlier, Alhaji Tanko Tunga (APC-Awe North), the Majority Leader of the House moved a motion for the confirmation of the commissioner-nominees.
Mr Abel Bala (PDP-Nassarawa Eggon West), the Minority Leader of the House, seconded the motion.
The House unanimously confirmed all the nominees
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that on Dec. 9 the governor submitted the list of the nominees to the House of Assembly for screening and confirmation as members of the State Executive Council.