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Senators Jimoh, Natasha, Others Emerge Chairmen Of Senate Committees

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By James Itodo

Senators Jimoh Ibrahim representing Ondo South, Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan representing Kogi Central, Kawu Summaila representing Kano South and others have been named as Chairmen of different standing committees of the Senate by the President, Senator Godswill Akpabio.

Akpabio who had in August before the Senate proceeded on recess announced Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of 74 standing committees , reconstituted the committees due to loss of mandate by some of the previously named chairmen and vice chairmen.

From the reconstituted committees, he named Senators Jimoh Ibrahim as Chairman of Inter – Parliamentary Affairs, Natasha Akpoti – Uduaghan as Chairman committee on Local Content, Summaila Kawu as Chairman, committee on Sports Development and Patrick Udubueze as Chairman Committee on Steel.

Others are Senators Shuaibu Isa Lau, Tourism, Binos Yaroe (State and Local Government Affairs), Sahabi Alhaji Yau,
National Atomic and Nuclear Energy), Yemi Adaramodu ( Youth and Community Engagement), Babajide Ipinsagba ( Niger Delta Affairs), Onawo Ogoshi ( Art, Culture and Creative Economy) and Ifeanyi Ubah ( Petroleum Downstream).

Also named as Chairmen of reconstituted committees are, Senators Sampson Ekong ( Solid Minerals Development ), Idiat Oluranti Adebule ( Social Welfare and poverty alleviation) Jim Kuta ( FCT Area Councils) and Muhammed Goje ( Sustainable Development Growth).

Edited By Grace Namiji

Written by: Kevin Nwabueze

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