Akpabio reshuffles Senate Committees Chairmen

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The President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, has reshuffled the leadership of some of the Senate Committees.

Following this, Senator Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan is now the Chairperson, Senate Committee on Local Content.

Akpabio said this at plenary on Tuesday, also naming Senator Jimoh Ibrahim (APC-Ondo) as the Chairman, Senate Committee on Inter-Parliamentary Affairs.

He announced: “Senator Patrick Ndubueze (APC-Imo) Chairman, Senate Committee on Steel Development; Senator Shuaibu Lau (PDP-Taraba) Chairman, Committee on Tourism, Senator Binos Yaroe (PDP-Adamawa) Chairman, Committee on State and Local Government Affairs.

“The Chairman, Senate Committee on National Atomic and Nuclear Energy is Senator Sahabi Yau (APC-Zamfara); the Chairman, Senate Committee on Youth and Community Engagement, Senator Yemi Adaramodu (APC-Ekiti) and the Chairman, Senate Committee on Sport Development is Senator Kawu Sumaila (NNPP Kano).

“The Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs is Senator Olajide Ipinsagba (APC-Ondo), while the Chairman, Senate Committee on Art, Culture and Creative Economy is Senator Ogoshi Onawo (PDP-Nasarawa State)

“The Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum Downstream is Senator Ifeanyi Ubah (APC-Anambra), while the Chairman, Senate Committee on Solid Minerals Development, is Senator Sampson Ekong (PDP-Ekong).”

Akpabio said that the action was for effectiveness.

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