Buhari Reappoints Dabiri-Erewa As NIDCOM Chairman


The Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has been reappointed for a second term by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd).

Her reappointment was contained in a letter written by Buhari, urging the Senate to confirm her.

Dabiri-Erewa, a former Senior Special Adviser to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, was appointed NIDCOM chairman in November 2018.

She also served in the House of Representatives as a member representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency in Lagos from 2003 to 2015.

Dabiri-Erewa served as the chairman, House Committee on Diaspora Affairs at the House of Representatives.

In a separate letter to the Senate, the President also request confirmation of the appointment of six federal commissioners of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission to fill the existing vacancies in the states.

The nominees are Ayogu Eze, Peter Okpara, Hauwa Aliyu, Rajiya Ayuba, Kolawole Adebola and Ismailia Agaka.


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