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Buhari Appoints Chairman, Commissioners for NCC
President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded to the Senate for confirmation, a list of nominees for the positions of Chairman, Executive Commissioner, and Non-Executive Commissioners of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC.
Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina said in a statement on Tuesday that the nominations are in accordance with Section 8(1) of the Nigerian Communications Commission Act 2003.
According to the statement, Olabiyi Durojaiye, a former senator, was nominated as Chairman of NCC, while Sunday Dare, Media Adviser to former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu was appointed Executive Commissioner, Stakeholders Management.
The names of Non-Executive Commissioners include: Aliyu Abubaka, Clement Baiye, Okoi Obono-Obla, Ezekiel Yissa and Ifeanyi Ararume.