The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Dr. Aminu Maida as the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communication Commission.
According to the News Agency of Nigeia, his appointment was confirmed after the presentation and adoption of a report of the Committee on Communication by the Chairman Sen. Bilbis Ikra, APC- Zamfara, at the Committee of the Whole on Thursday.
While presenting the report, Ikra called on the Senate to consider the request of President Bola Tinubu for the confirmation of Maida for appointment as NCC Chairman.
He explained that the request was in accordance with Section 8 (1) of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) Establishment Act, 2003.
Ikra pointed out that the committee had screened Maida, adding that he passed all security clearance, possessed the requisite qualifications, professional experience, competence and regulatory capacity to further ensure success of the NCC.
He then called on the senate to approve the nomination.
Senate, thereafter confirmed the appointment of Aminu Maida, as Executive Vice Chairman of the NCC.