Wednesday, 16 April 2014

List Of National Conference Committee Members Is Out

The list of Committees for the National conference was released yesterday with no youth delegate represented in the Committee for devolution of power.
However, delegates could not comment on the list as a result of debate on the abdication of over a hundred female students in Borno State on Monday night.
The Committee is made up of elder statesmen like Malam Tanko Yakasai, former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, activist Annkio Briggs, former governor, Victor Attah and Prof. Jubrin Aminu.
Others in the 28-member committee include Chief Ayo Banjo, former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman Dr. Ahmadu Ali, Muhammad Junaid, Prof. Rose Onah and Sen. Jack Tilley-Gyado, among others.
Pastor Tunde Bakare and former Governor Peter Odili were drawn in the Commitree on Political restructuring and forms of government.
Others in the Committee are Chief Olu Falae, Sen. Mohammed Dansadau, Air Commodore Idongesit Nkanga (rtd), publisher Nduka Obaigbena and Amb. Philips Tapgun.
In the 24-member Security Committee are Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) leader, Gani Adams, former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Gambo Jimeta, Lt. Gen. Jeremiah Useni and Gen Zamani Lekwot.
Other committees include Environment, politics and governance; Law; judiciary, human rights and legal reform; Social sector; Transportation: Science, Technology and Development; Agriculture; Civil society, Labour and Sports; Public service; Energy; and Religion.
Others are Public Finance and Revenue; Immigration and related matters; Economy. Trade and Investment; Land Tenure and National boundaries; Foreign policy diaspora matters; and Political Parties and Electoral matters.

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