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Tinubu approves 20 NPC commissioner nominees

President Bola Tinubu approved the nomination of twenty (20) men and women to the National Population Commission (NPC) as Federal Commissioners.

This was stated in a statement published on Wednesday evening by Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity.

A total of nine incumbent Federal Commissioners were appointed to a second term.

President Tinubu charged the NPC Federal Commissioners, both new and returning, with successfully implementing all actions taken by his administration to create and effectively appropriate accurate demographic statistics.

According to Ngelale, the President stated that with correct demographic data, long-term solutions to Nigeria’s sociopolitical and economic difficulties can be established and implemented.

The Commissioners are:

(1) Hon. Emmanuel Trump Eke — Abia

(2) Dr. Clifford Zirra — Adamawa — Reappointed

(3) Mr. Chidi Christopher Ezeoke — Anambra — Reappointed

(4) Barr. Isa Audu Buratai — Borno — Reappointed

(5) Bishop Alex Ukam — Cross River

(6) Ms. Blessyn Brume-Ataguba — Delta

(7) Dr. Jeremiah Ogbonna Nwankwegu — Ebonyi

(8) Dr. Tony Aiyejina — Edo — Reappointed

(9) Mr. Ejike Ezeh — Enugu — Reappointed

(10) Mr. Abubakar Damburam — Gombe — Reappointed

(11) Prof. Uba Nnabue — Imo — Reappointed

(12) Ms. Sa’adatu Dogon Bauchi Garba — Kaduna

(13) Dr. Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa — Kano

(14) Hon. Yori Afolabi — Kogi

(15) Hon. Olakunle Sobukola — Ogun

(16) Hon. Temitayo Oluseye Oluwatuyi — Ondo

(17) Sen. Mudashiru Hussain — Osun — Reappointed

(18) Ms. Mary Ishaya Afan — Plateau

(19) Mr. Ogiri Itotenaan Henry — Rivers

(20) Mr. Saany Sale — Taraba — Reappointed.

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