Senate President, Reshuffles Senate Committees Stella Oduah, Andy Uba Appointed

The Nigeria Senate President, Bukola Saraki, made some changes on Tuesday, appointing Senators Stella Oduah, and Andy Uba, becomes new chairmen on committees.

Both lawmakers are from Anambra State, they were announced as replacement of two Senators sacked by the court.

Uba was announced as chairman of the committee on interior, a position which George Sekibo, a Rivers Senator, held until he was ejected from the red chamber.

Oduah is the new chairman of cooperation and integration committee as Abubakar Sani, a Senator who represented Taraba north, has lost his seat.

Saraki also made known the names of the new vice-chairmen.

At the end of plenary, Sabi Abdullahi, spokesman of the senate, briefed journalists on the changes made.

“There was an announcement by the senate president on the adjustment of some of our committees so we have the following chairmen based on that announcement,” Abdullahi stated.

“Trade and Investment is now senator Sabo Mohammed; Interior is now senator Andy Uba; Public Account is now senator Matthew Urhoghide; Culture and Tourism is now senator Raji Rasaki; Local Content is senator Adeola Olamilekan; Cooperation and Integration is senator Stella Oduah; Capital Market Development is Bukar Mustapha.

“We have vice-chairmen of some of the committees, Trade and Investment is now Mohammed Mustapha; Communication senator Ademola Adeleke; Judiciary is now senator Omoworare Babajide and Local Content is now senator Godswill Akpabio,” he also said.

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