Buhari swears in former IGP Solomon Arase as a new PSC chairman
President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in Dr. Solomon Arase, a former Inspector-Basic of Police, as the brand new chairman of the Service Fee.
Arase took his oath of workplace on Wednesday morning within the council chamber of the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
This comes two months after the Senate confirmed him as PSC chairperson.
Buhari had forwarded Arase’s identify to the Senate in January, asking the higher legislative chamber to verify him in accordance with sections 153 (1) and 154 (1) of the amended structure.
Arase, 65, retired in 2016 after serving because the 18th indigenous Inspector-Basic of Police (from April 2015 to June 2016) and in varied capacities, together with as head of the Prison Intelligence and Investigation Bureau, the Nigerian police’s main intelligence-gathering unit.
As well as, the president swore in 5 members of the Code of Conduct Bureau’s board of administrators.
They embrace Murtala Kankia (Katsina State, North-West); Zephaniah Bulus (Nasarawa State, North Central); Farouk Umar (Yobe State, North East); Taofeek Abdulsalam (Ondo State, South West); and Prof. Juwaria Badamasi (Kogi State, North Central). Continue Reading…