ICPC Chairman Replaced as Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo Makes New Appointments

Acting president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has redeployed the chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, Ekpo Nta, to the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission.

A confirmation of this was made on Tuesday via a statement released in the late hours of Tuesday in Abuja. The statement was said to be signed by the Director
Press, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Bolaji Adebiyi.

The statement read, “His Excellency, the acting president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has approved the underlisted appointments in federal government agencies. 

A.​ Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission:
 ​(i)​ Prof. BolajiOwasanoye​​-​ Chairman ​
(ii)​ Dr. Grace N. Chinda​​​-​Member
​(iii)​ Okolo Titus M.​​​​-​ Member ​
(iv)​ Barr. Obiora Igwedebia​​-​ Member
​(v)​ Mrs. Olubukola Balogun​​-​ Member
 ​(vi)​ Group Captain Sam Ewang (Rtd.) - Member ​
(vii)​ Justice Adamu Bello​​​-​Member ​
(viii)​ Hannatu Mohammed​​​-​Member ​
(ix)​ Abdullahi Maikano Saidu​-​Member ​
(x)​ Dr. Sa’ad Alanamu​​​-​Member
​(xi)​ Yahaya Umar Dauda​​​-​Member ​
(xii)​ Khamis Ahmed Mailantarki​-​Member
​(xiii)​ Maimuna Aliyu​​​-​Member ​
(xiv)​ Prof. Musa Usman Abubakar​-​Secretary
The appointment of the Chairman is for 5 years, while the tenure for all the members is 4 years. Also, these appointments are subject to Senate

B.​ National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission:
(i)​ Ekpo Nta, Esq​​​​​-​Full-time Commissioner ​
(ii)​ Alhaji Dauda Yahaya, mni​​​-​Full-time Commissioner​
(iii)​Hon. Garba Musa Gulma​​​-​Full-time Commissioner ​
(iv)​ Barr. Victoria Nnenna Chukwuani​​-​ Part-time Commissioner
​(v)​ Mr. Geoffery Yeilong​​​​-​Part-time Commissioner ​
(vi)​ Prof. Ropo Shekoni​​​​-​Part-time Commissioner
​(vii)​ Ahmed Mahmud Gumel​​​-​Part-time Commissioner
​(viii)​ Permanent Secretary, (Estab.) OHCSF​​​​-​Member
​(ix)​ Permanent Secretary, Fed. Min. of Labour & Prod.​​​-​ Member
​(x)​ Comrade Isa Aremu (NLC)​​​-​Member ​
(xi)​ Mr. Chuma Nwankwo (NECA)​-​Member
The new appointments are for a period of 5 years. The Chairman of the Commission is High Chief Richard Egbule, while Mr. E. A. Thompson is the Secretary. Both were appointed in August 2014.

C.​ Investment and Security Tribunal:
(i)​ Siaka Isaiah Idoko​-​Chairman/CEO
(ii)​ Jude I. Udunni​​​-​Full-time Member
(iii)​ Mr. Nosa Osemwengie​-​Full-time Member
(iv)​ Abubakar A. Ahmad​-​Full-time Member
(v) ​Albert L. Otesile​​-​ Full-time Member
(vi)​ Emeka Madubuike​-​Part-time Member
(vii)​ Kasumi Garba Kurfi​-​Part-time Member
(viii)​ Edward O. Ajayi​-​Part-time Member
(ix)​ Onyemaechi E. M. Elujekor​-​Part-time Member
(x)​ Mamman Bukar Zargana​-​Part-time Member

D.​ Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission:
(i)​ Engr. Chidi K. C. Izuwah​-​Director-General This appointment is also subject to Senate confirmation.

E.​ Also, the Acting President, with powers conferred on the President by Recovery of Public Property (Special Provisions) Act Cap R4, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 has approved the setting up of a Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property. The Chairman of the Panel is Chief Okoi Obona-Obla, Special Assistant to the President on Prosecution. Mr. Akingbolahan Adeniran is the Secretary to the Panel.