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Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, redeploys ICPC Chief

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Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has redeployed the chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Ekpo Nta, to the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission.

This was confirmed in a statement issued late Tuesday in Abuja and signed by the Director Press, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Bolaji Adebiyi.

Nta has been replaced at ICPC by Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye.

Also appointed as members of the ICPC are Dr. Grace N. Chinda, Okolo Titus M., Barr. Obiora Igwedebia, Mrs. Olubukola Balogun, Group Capt. Sam Ewang (retd.), Justice Adamu Bello, Hannatu Mohammed and Abdullahi Maikano Saidu.

Others are Dr. Sa’ad Alanamu, Yahaya Umar Daud, Khamis Ahmed Mailantarki, Maimuna Aliyu while Prof. Musa Usman Abubakar would serve as secretary.

“The appointment of the Chairman is for five years, while the tenure for all the members is four years. Also, these appointments are subject to Senate confirmation”, the statement added.

Nta now proceeds to the salaries, income and wages commission as a full-time commissioner.

Other full time commissioners are Alhaji Dauda Yahaya and Hon. Garba Musa Gulma.

Part time commissioners are Barr. Victoria Nnenna Chukwuani, Mr. Geoffery Yeilong, Prof. Ropo Shekoni and Ahmed Mahmud Gumel, while the Permanent Secretary, (Establishment), Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation OHCSF would serve as member.

Other members are Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity, Comrade Isa Aremu NLC and Mr. Chuma Nwankwo NECA.

“The new appointments are for a period of five years. The Chairman of the Commission is High Chief Richard Egbule, while Mr. E. A. Thompson is the Secretary. Both were appointed in August 2014,” the statement clarified.

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