Buhari Seeks Senate to Confirm Ag. CJN Ariwoola


President Muhammadu Buhari has in a letter sent to the red chamber asked Nigeria Senate to confirm Justice Kayode Ariwoola as substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria.

Buhari forwarded the name of the acting Chief Justice in a letter that was read on the floor of the Senate during Tuesday’s plenary session at the National Assembly in Abuja.

According to the letter, the President is asking the lawmakers in the upper chamber to speedily confirm the appointment.

Similarly, the President forwarded the names of five nominees to the Senate for confirmation of appointment as non-executive directors of the board of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Similarly he sent to the Senate a list of 19 nominees for confirmation as Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Five of the REC nominees are for renewal of appointments while 14 are for fresh appointments.