Speaker Names Five New Committee Chairmen

Gloria Essien, Abuja 

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Following the nomination of some members of the 10th House of Representatives as Ministers by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and void in the leadership of some standing committees of the House, the Speaker of the House of Representatives has announced the appointment of five new committee chairmen.

The new Chairmen are to fill up the vacant positions.

They are:

  1. Hon. Mamudu Abdullahi  – (APC, Niger) – Chairman, House Committee on Army
  2. Hon. Pascal Agbodike – (APGA, Anambra) – Chairman, House Committee on Hydrological Services
  3. Hon. Dennis Idahosa (APC, Edo) – Chairman, House Committee on Healthcare Services
  4. Hon. Emmanuel Ukpong-Udo (YPP, Akwa Ibom) – Chairman, House Committee on Electronic and Digital Banking
  5. Hon. Bukar Talba (APC, Borno) – Chairman, House Committee on Institutional Reforms.

The Speaker said that the appointments are to take immediate effect, while the legislative record shall be updated upon resumption of the House from recess.