The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Benedict Umeano (Anambra-South East), Hon. Ehiozuwa Johnson Agbonayinma (Edo-South South) and retired Commissioner of Police Olayinka Babatunde Balogun (Ogun-South West) as Members of the Code of Conduct Bureau.
The confirmation of the nominees followed the consideration of the report of the Senate on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions at plenary on Tuesday.
In a related development, the upper chamber on Tuesday referred President Muhammadu Buhari’s request seeking the confirmation of nominees to the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission Tribunal to its Committee on Trade and Investment.
The nominees, who are expected to appear for screening before the Committee, include: Sadatu Mama Shafi, Chairman (North Central); George Chukwuma Mbonu, Member (South East); Thomas E. Okosun (South South); Umar Dauda Duhu (North East); Ibrahim El-Yakubu (North West); Sola Salako Ajulo (South West); and Kenneth Tersoo Gyado (North Central).