Buhari Appoints Keyamo, Others Into NDIC Board

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed human rights lawyer, Festus Keyamo, into the board of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, and so also six others. Keyamo, a senior advocate, will be representing Delta state on the board. He was recently appointed spokesperson for the Buhari Presidential campaign in 2019.
Moreover, President Buhari has urged the Senate to approve the nominations.

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, read the letter conveying the request, dated March 27, 2018, signed by Buhari.

“In compliance with Section 5(4) of the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation Act, 2006, it is my pleasure to forward the underlisted nominees for confirmation as Chairman and members of the Board of the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation.

“Their CVs are attached herewith. It is my hope that the Distinguished Senate will consider and confirm the nominees in the usual expeditious manner,” the letter stated.

The nominees are Olabode Mustapha from Ogun, who will be chairman. Members are Alhaji Garba Buba from Bauchi, Bello Garba from Sokoto, Brig.-Gen. Josef Okoloagu (retd) from Enugu.

Others are Mustapha Mudashiru (Kwara), Festus Keyamo (Delta) and Adewale Adeleke (Ondo).

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