Prof. Mansur Bindawa Is Confirmed As A Non-Executive Commissioner On The NCC By The Senate.

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The Senate has approved Professor Mansur Auwalu Bindawa’s nomination to the Nigerian Communications Commission’s Governing Board as a Non-Executive Commissioner (NCC).

The approval of the nomination on Tuesday followed the review of a report by the Senate Committee on Communications, according to Special Assistant to the President of the Senate, Dr. Ezrel Tabiowo.

Senator Yahaya Oloriegbe (Kwara Central) lay and delivered the report on behalf of the Committee Chairman, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, according to TheFact Nigeria (Lagos Central).

In his presentation, Oloriegbe stated that President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Bindawa was in accordance with Sections 5(3), 8(1), and 11(2) of the Nigerian Communications Act, 2003.

He further stated that the nominee met the legislative conditions for appointment as a Non-Executive Commissioner on the NCC Governing Board in terms of his professional and educational qualifications.

He stated that preliminary checks revealed no record of the nominee being indicted for abuse of office or criminal offense by any administrative/judicial panel or court of law.

Following deliberation and adoption of the Committee’s report, the nominee was confirmed.

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