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Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation of Ojukwu as NHRC’s Executive Secretary

By Henry Umoru

ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday wrote to the Senate, seeking for the screening and subsequent confirmation of Anthony Okechukwu Ojukwu, as the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC.


Buhari in a letter addressed to Senate President Bukola Saraki dated 27th October, was read yesterday at plenary.

The President has however appealed for expeditious consideration of the approval of the nominee.

The letter read, “In accordance with provisions of section of the National Human Rights Commission (Amendmemt) Act 2010, I have the pleasure to present Mr Anthony Okechukwu Ojukwu for confirmation as Executive Secretary National Human Rights Commission by the Senate.

“While looking forward for usual expeditious consideration, accept, Mr. Senate President, the assurance of the highest esteem.“

Last week, the President had sought the approval of the Senate for the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB).



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