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Plateau governor forwards 19 Commissioner-nominees to Assembly for confirmation

Plateau governor forwards 19 Commissioner-nominees to Assembly for confirmation

Barely two weeks after he dissolved the State Executive Council, Governor  Simon Lalong of Plateau on Wednesday forwarded 19 names to the House of Assembly for confirmation as Commissioners.

Among those nominated is Dan Majang, Special Adviser to the governor on Media and Publicity.

Others are Bulus Bot, Ezekiel Daju, Anna Izam, Sylvester Wallangko, Pam Bot-Mang, Hosea Finangwai and Usman Idi.

Also nominated are Dakur Eli, Victor Lapang, Elizabeth Wapmuk and Regina Somela.

Ahmed Nazif, Abdullahi Abbas, Dayyabu Garga, Tamakat Wali, David Wuyep, Festus Fuanter and Hitler Dadi, who were among those dropped, were re-nominated.

Lalong had earlier forwarded three nominees who were screened and cleared on February 14.

Speaker of  the  House of Assembly,  Peter Azi, who read the names during plenary on Wednesday in Jos, said that the governor’s communication was in accordance with section 195 of the 1999 Constitution as amended.

The lawmakers have agreed to screen the nominees on February 27.

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