A’Ibom Man Makes List Of 30 RMAFC Nominees

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An Akwa Ibom man is among the 30 commissioners of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC forwarded by the Presidency to Senate for confirmation.

He is Sunday Okon Ayang, a one-time state Commissioner for Economic Development during ex-governor Godswill Akpabio administration.

An indigene of Itu local government area, Ayang is an All Progressives Congress, APC bigwig.

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded to the Senate for confirmation, the names of the 30 nominees of RMAFC.

A statement signed by Malam Shehu Garba, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Friday in Abuja said the decision was in accordance with the provision of Section 154 (1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended).

The names, according to the statement, were conveyed in a letter signed by President Buhari to the Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, asking for expeditious consideration and confirmation of the appointments.

The list has Engr. Elias Mbam (Ebonyi) as Chairman, while the commissioners are Chris Alozie Akomas (Abia), Chima Philip Okafor (Anambra), Prof. Isa B. Mohammed (Bauchi), Samuel Adaa Maagbe (Benue), Ntufam Eyo Nsa Whiley (Cross River), Mr. Andrew Ogheneovo Agbaga (Delta), Barr. Patrick Nworu Mgbebu (Ebonyi) and Mr. Victor Eboigbe (Edo).

Other commissioners include Amujo Philip Ajayi (Ekiti), Mrs. Maria Chinyere Aniobi (Enugu), Hon. Musa Tanko Abari (FCT), Mohammed Kabeer Usman (Gombe), Alhaji Ahmed Mahmoud Gumel (Jigawa), Alh. Kabir Muhammad Mashi (Katsina), Barr. Umar Farouk Abdullahi (Kano), Rilwan Hussein Abarshi (Kebbi), Hon Suleiman Kokori Abdul (Kogi) and Abdullahi Shuaibu Yaman (Kwara).

The rest are Dr. Wright Olusegun Adekunle (Lagos), Aliyu A. Abdulkadir (Nasarawa), Ibrahim Bako Bagudu Shettima (Niger), Mr.Fari Adebayo (Ogun), Mr. Tokunbo Ajasin (Ondo), Kolade Daniel Abimbola (Oyo), Mr. Alexander Shaiyen (Plateau), Wenah Asondu Temple (Rivers), Alhaji Modu Aji Juluri (Yobe) and Abubakar Sadiq A. Gusau (Zamfara).

Meanwhile, Akanimo Edet, an APC chieftain from Akwa Ibom has congratulated Ayang on his appointment, and prayed God to strengthen him in his new office.