Reps Replaces 5 Committee Chairmen Appointed Ministers By President Tinubu
Tajudeen Abbas, The Speaker of the House of Representatives, has appointed five new chairmen to head committees earlier assigned to some members of the House who have been given ministerial appointments by President Bola Tinubu.
The Speaker announced the committees and their new chairmen on Thursday in a statement he personally signed.
According to Tajudeen, the appointments shall take immediate effect, while the legislative record shall be updated upon resumption of the House from recess.
“Following the nomination of some members of the 10th House of Representatives as Hon Ministers by His Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and void in the leadership of some standing committees of the House, it is my pleasure to announce the appointment of the following lawmakers to fill up the vacant positions,” the statement read.
The Speaker appointed Hon. Mamudu Abdullahi – (APC, Niger) as the Chairman of the House Committee on Army; Hon. Pascal Agbodike – (APGA, Anambra) as the Chairman of the House Committee on Hydrological Services; Hon. Dennis Idahosa (APC, Edo) as the Chairman of the House Committee on Healthcare Services; Hon. Emmanuel Ukpong-Udo (YPP, Akwa Ibom) as the Chairman of the House Committee on Electronic and Digital Banking and Hon. Bukar Talba (APC, Borno) as the Chairman of the House Committee on Institutional Reforms.