Akpabio names new Chairmen for Senate Committees

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*Photo: Akpabio*

Senate president, Godswill Akpabio on Tuesday, November 21, named Senator Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan, the lawmaker representing Kogi Central, as the chairman local content committee and vice chairman of steel respectively.

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Akpabio also appointed 14 other senators as chairmen and vice chairmen of different committees.

The newly appointed chairmen and vice chairmen are as follows:

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  1. Steel – Patrick Udubueze (Chairman), Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan (Vice-chairman)
  2. Tourism – Shuaibu Isa Lau, Ireti Kingigbe (Vice-Chairman)
  3. Inter-Parliamentary Affairs – Jimoh Ibrahim (Chairman)
  4. State and Local Government Affairs – Binos Yaroe (Chairman), Francis Fadahunsi (Vice Chairman
  5. National Atomic and Nuclear Energy – Sahabi Alhaji Yau (Chairman), Mustapha Khalid Ibrahim (Vice Chairman)
  6. Youth and Community Engagement – Yemi Adaramodu (Chairman)
  7. Sport Development – Kawu Sumaila (Chairman), Ned Nwoko (Vice Chairman)
  8. Niger Delta Affairs – Babajide Ipinsagba (Chairman), Rev. Amos Kumai Yohanna (Vice Chairman)
  9. Art, Culture and Creative Economy – Onawo Ogoshi (Chairman), Okechukwu Ezea (Vice Chairman)
  10. Defence – Joel Onowakpo (Vice Chairman)
  11. Petroleum Downstream – Ifeanyi Ubah (Chairman), Babajide Ipinsagba (Vice Chairman)
  12. Solid Minerals Development – Sampson Ekong (Chairman)
  13. Niger Delta Amendment Development Commission -Osita Ngwu (Vice Chairman)
  14. Establishment and Public Services – Sunday Marshall Katung (Vice Chairman)
  15. Housing – Victor Umeh (Vice Chairman), amongst others.

The Senate President, Godswill Akpabio confirmed the appointment shortly after announcing new minority leaders in the House.

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