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Senate confirms Aliyu’s appointment as ICPC chairman

The Senate has confirmed Musa Aliyu as the substantive chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission.

Aliyu’s confirmation followed a screening exercise on Thursday at the plenary.

The screening started around 11:50 am after the leader, Bamidele Opeyemi, raised a point order to suspend relevant senate rules to allow strangers into the chamber.

Aliyu, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and Attorney-General of Jigawa State was screened at the Committee of a Whole chaired by the Deputy President, Jibirin Barau.

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President Bola Tinubu had written to the Senate on Wednesday seeking confirmation of Aliyu as chairman of the agency.

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