Approves Idris As IGP – Council Of State

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Approves Idris As IGP – Council Of State

ABUJA—Council Of State, the day prior to this, accepted The Appointment Of appearing Inspector fashionable Of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, As noticeable Police chief.
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The Council also authorized The Appointment Of 6 Federal Commissioners For The impartial countrywide Electoral commission, INEC, & 5 Commissi

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ABUJA—Council Of State, Yesterday, Approved The Appointment Of Acting Inspector General Of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, As Substantive Police Chief.


It, However, Said He Would Be Presented To The Senate For Confirmation.

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The Council Also Approved The Appointment Of Six Federal Commissioners For The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, And Five Commissioners For National Population Commission, NPC.

Similarly, The Council Endorsed Various Measures Taken By The Federal Government To Revive The Economy.

Governors Of Lagos And Jigawa States, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode And Abubakar Badaru, Made The Disclosure In A Joint Press Briefing At The End Of The Council’s Meeting Presided Over By President Muhammadu Buhari At The Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Ambode, Who Briefed On The Outcome Of The Meeting, Said Appointment Of The INEC Commissioners Reflected The Six Geo-political Zones Of The Country.

He Said:  “We Deliberated On The Appointment Of Six National Commissioners For INEC. You Know INEC Is Supposed To Have 12. We Had Earlier Approved Six Sometimes Last Year And Additional Six Were Actually Approved Today.

“You May Wish To Know That We Approved Five New Commissioners For National Population Commission, NPC, In Addition To What Was Actually Approved For INEC.

“Those Appointed For INEC Are Mohammed Haruna (North-Central); AVM Ahmed Tijani Mu’Azu, Rtd (North-East); Abubakar Nahuca (North-West); Professor Okechukwu Ibanu (South-East); May Agbamuche Mbu (South-South) And Dr. Adekunle Ladipo Ogumola ( South-West).

‘’Those Appointed As NPC Commissioners Are Dr Eyitayo Oyetunji (Oyo); Patricia Iyaya(Benue); Benedict Ukpong( Akwa Ibom); Dr. Halu Bala (Kebbi); And Gloria Isofo (Bayelsa).

Okays FG’s Measures To Revive Economy 

“The Council Was Also Briefed On The State Of The Economy. The Minister Of State, Ministry Of Budget And Planning Actually Made A Presentation To Council On The Ways And Manner In Which The Federal Government Is Approaching The Way To Rescue The Recession Path That We Are Going Through.

“Council Was Confident And Also Approved The Measures The Federal Government Is Putting In Ensuring That Nigeria Goes On The Path Of Recovery As Quickly As Possible.”

Also Briefing On The Confirmation Of The IGP, Governor Badaru Said: “We Deliberated On The Confirmation Of The Inspector General Of Police, IGP. There Was Almost Unanimous Acceptance Of His Confirmation. So, The Police Council Do Resolve To Confirm The Acting Inspector General Of Police, Ibrahim Idris.

“Most Of The Comments Received Proved To Us That The IGP Is Of Impeccable Character And We Expect Him To Conduct Himself As Such. We Believe He Is Very Honest And Transparent. We Also Believe He Will Continue To Be Honest And Do His Best For The Country.”

Roll Call, As Jonathan Steals The Show 

Meanwhile, Former President Goodluck Jonathan Made A Surprise Appearance At The Meeting Which Was The Second Since President Muhammadu Buhari Assumed Office On May 29, 2015.

This Is The First Time He Would Be Attending The Meeting.

As Soon As He Walked Into The Council Chambers, Venue Of The Meeting Alongside President Buhari And Other Former Leaders, Attention Was Focused On Him As Photojournalists And Videographers Abandoned Buhari For A Clearer Shot Of Him.

Similarly, Former Head Of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubukar And Former Head Of Interim National Government, ING, Chief Ernest Shenekon, Were Also At The Meeting.

However, Former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo And Shehu Shagari, Former Heads Of State, General Ibrahim Babangida And Yakubu Gowon, Were Absent At The Meeting.

Also, The Senate President, Bukola Saraki And Speaker, House Of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara Were Not In The Meeting.






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