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Senate Confirms Buhari’s NBS Board Nominees



The Nigerian Senate on Thursday, September 26, commenced the consideration of its Legislative Agenda.

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for membership of Board of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

Their confirmation followed the adoption of the report of the Committee on National Planning and Economic Affairs.

The nominees are Kabiru Nakaura as Chairman representing North West, Akinola Bashir (South West), Moses Momoh (South South), Wallijoh Ahijoh (North Central), Adam Modu (North East) and Nwafor Chukwudi (South East). reacalled that President Buhari, in November 2018, nominated six persons that would serve as members of the board.

Senate President Bukola Saraki, in his congratulatory message to the board members said, “let me, on behalf of the Senate, congratulate the chairman and members of the Board of National Bureau of Statistics.

“I wish them a successful tenure.”

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