Tajudeen Abbas, speaker of the house of representatives, has
reshuffled some committee chairpersons after the ministerial appointment of
Yusuf Sununu, lawmaker from Kebbi state.
On Wednesday, President Bola Tinubu named Sununu as minister
of state for education.
On July 27, Abbas announced the names of lawmakers who will
chair 134 standing committees in the green chamber.
On Thursday, the speaker announced the reshuffling of
committee chairpersons following Sununu’s appointment.
nomination of some members of the 10th House of Representatives as Hon
Ministers by His Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and void in the
leadership of some standing committees of the House, it is my pleasure to
announce the appointment of the following lawmakers to fill up the vacant
positions,” Abbas said.
He added that the appointments “shall take immediate effect,
while the legislative record shall be updated upon resumption of the House from
Dennis Idahosa, lawmaker from Edo state, will replace Yusuf
Sununu as chairman of the committee on healthcare services.
Emmanuel Ukpong-Udo, Akwa Ibom lawmaker, will replace
Idahosa as the chairman of electronic and digital banking committee.
Bukar Talba, Borno lawmaker, replaces Emmanuel Ukpong-Udo as
chairman of institutional reforms committee.
Pascal Agbodike, lawmaker from Anambra state, takes over as
chairperson of hydrological services committee from Mamudu Abdullahi, lawmaker
from Niger state, who has been moved to serve as chairperson of the house
committee on army.
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