President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm the appointment of Mohammed Bello Shehu as Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC).
G9ija understands that the request for confirmation was made known in a letter to the upper legislative chambers on Wednesday.
The letter to the red chambers was read to lawmakers by Senate President Ahmad Lawan.
The letter reads, “In accordance with the provision of Section 154 (1) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended, I am pleased to forward for confirmation by the Senate, the appointment of Mohammed Bello Shehu, as the Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission.
“His CV is attached herewith.
“It is my hope that the Senate will consider and confirm the nominee in the usual expeditious manner.”
In a related news, Buhari also sought the confirmation of Joe Aniku Michael Ohiani as the Substantive Director-General/CEO for the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) to the Committee on Works.
Also forwarded was the President’s request for the confirmation of Umar Yahaya as Co-Chairman of the Governing Council of Unclaimed Funds to the Committee on Banking, Insurance, and Other Financial Institutions.
Michael Ohiani, Bello Shehu and Yahaya are expected to appear before the relevant Committees for screening.