Akpabio Unveils Senate Committee Chairmen – See Full List.
….Oshiomole ‘Interior’, Buhari ‘Aviation’, Abaribe ‘Power’.
Senate President Godswill Akpabio on Monday unveiled names of chairmen and vice-chairmen of the standing committees in the upper legislative chambers.
NaomiSophy Blog reports that Akpabio made this known after the Senate resumed from its break at 9.59pm and ended 10.47pm.
The Senate also adjourned plenary till September 26th for its long vacation.
In the list, Senator Adams Oshiomhole, APC, Edo North is chairing the Committee on Interior, Senator Sani Musa, APC, Niger East is Chairman, Committee on Finance; Senator Abdulfatai Buhari, APC, Oyo North chairs Committee on Aviation, Osita Izunaso, Committee on Capital Market, Seriake Dickson, Ecology; Neda Imasuen, LP, Edo South, Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions and Aminu Tambuwal, Housing.
The major committees named are:
Sen Godiya Akwashiki-Airforce Committee
Aviation-Buhari Abdul fatai
Capital Market- Osita Izunaso
Ecology/Climate Change-Seriake Dickson
Interior-Sen Adams Oshiomhole
Petroleum Downstream -Jide Ipisagba
Defence- Ahmad Lawan
Public Account-Aliyu Wadada
Special Duties- Shehu Kaka
Appropriations- Solomon Adeola
Banking- Abiru Tokunbo
Culture and Tourism-Elisha Abbo
Education Basic -Lawal Usman
Environment- Akintunde Yunus
Foreign affairs- Sani Abubakar
Water resources -Abubakar Yari
Local and foreign debts- Aliyu Wamakko
Land transport-Adamu Aliero
Niger Delta-Barinada Mpigi
Youths and sports-Yemi Adaramodu
Women affairs- Ireti Kingigbe
Communications- Aliyu Bilbis
NDDC- Asuquo Ekpenyong