The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has written to the Senate to seek confirmation for the appointment of four commissioners for Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission.
Aside from the NERC commissioners, the president also sought confirmation for the appointment of Executive Directors of the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority and the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, at the plenary on Wednesday, read the three letters from Buhari.
Those nominated to be appointed as NERC commissioners are Dr. Yusuf Ali (North-Central), Engr. Chidi Ike (South-East), Mr. Nathan Shetty (North-East), and Mr. Dafe Apeneye (South-South) as commissioners of the NERC.
The President also sought the confirmation of Francis Alabi Ogali; Dr. Mustapha Lawade; Monsuru Kulia; Bashiru Sadiq, and Dr. Zainab Gobir as executive directors of the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority.
Mrs. Emili Chidinma Osuji’s name was contained in a separate letter also sent to the Senate for confirmation as the Executive Director of the NDIC.