Tag: Confirmation

Senate confirms Zaccheus Adedeji as FIRS Chairman

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed appointment of Mr Zaccheus Adedeji as Executive Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS). The confirmation followed adoption of a motion by the Senate Leader, Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele (APC-Ekiti) in the Committee of the Whole. The nominee while being screened in the Upper Chamber, gave highlights of his career profile. […]

Ministerial nominee slumps during Senate screening

The Kaduna State ministerial nominee, Abbas Balarabe, on Wednesday slumped while being screened by the Senate. The incident happened shortly after the nominee read a brief background about himself. While he was being attended to, the President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio was heard saying “give him water, give him sugar.” The Senate subsequently went […]

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