The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Hon. Amaechi Nwoha as Commissioner representing South East in the National Assembly Service Commission.
Naija News understands that the lawmaker was confirmed for the position after the consideration of a report by the Committee on Establishment and Public Service.
Special Assistant to the Senate President, Ezrel Tabiowo, who announced the development in a statement made available to newsmen on Wednesday, said the report was presented to the assembly by Senator Smart Adeyemi (Kogi West) on behalf of the Committee Chairman, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau (Kano Central).
He said: “Adeyemi in his presentation said the nominee satisfied the requirement of section 4 of the National Assembly Service Commission Act 2014 as amended.
“According to the lawmaker, Nwoha’s antecedents as a legislator in the Imo State House of Assembly makes him suitable and competent for appointment in the NASC.
“He stated that there was no petition received by the Committee against his nomination as Commissioner.
Meanwhile, the Senate has passed two bills for concurrence.
“The bills are Climate Change Bill, 2021, and Adeyemi Federal Ini University of Education, Ondo (Establishment) Bill, 2021.
“Both bills for concurrence were sponsored by the Senate Leader, Senator Yahaya Abdullahi (Kebbi North),” the statement added.
Naija News reports that the bill to upgrade the federal government-owned higher education institution located in Ondo City, Ondo State was passed on Wednesday by the National Assembly.
The development followed the concurrence of the Senate to the House of Representatives Bill which was earlier passed at the Green Chamber.