*Sunday Dare, Clement Baiye, Senator Araraume appointed as commissioners
President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate to confirm nominees into positions of Chairman, Executive Commissioner, and Non-Executive Commissioners of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). http://www.ncc.gov.ng/
In a letter dated August 2, 2016, sent to President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye (South West) was nominated as Chairman. Durojaiye was a senator between 1999 and 2003, representing the Ogun East Senatorial district.
Mr. Sunday Dare (South West), the chief of staff of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress got the nod as Executive Commissioner, Stakeholders Management.
Those nominated as Non-Executive Commissioners are: Aliyu Sa’idu Abubakar (North East), Clement Omeiza Baiye (North Central), Chief Okoi Ofem Obono Obla (South South), Pastor Ezekiel Yissa (North Central) and Senator Ifeanyi Araraume (South East).
The nominations are in accordance with Section 8(1) of the Nigerian Communications Commission Act 2003.