Mohammed Bello Get Senate’s Confirmation As Chairman, RMAFC

The Red chamber of the National Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Shehu Mohammed Bello as Chairman, Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC).

Senate Confirms Mohammed Bello As Chairman RMAFC


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The Senate on Tuesday, approved the nomination of Shehu Mohammed Bello as the new Chairman, Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC).

Bello was confirmed after due consideration by the Senate’s Committee on National Planning and Economic Affairs.

Presenting the report of the Committee to the house, the Chairman of the Committee, Senator Olubunmi Adetunmbi, said, “the nominee satisfied the requirement for appointment as the chairman of the commission.

In his words, “the nominee is well experienced and adequately exposed at the top levels of government administration and has acquired the capacity to function as chairman.’’

Adetunmbi said, that there were no petitions against the nominee and no objections raised by Senators from his state of origin over his nomination.

“The nominee is proper and fit to occupy the office of the Chairman in the Commission.’’

The nominee was, thereafter, confirmed by the upper chamber after the consideration of the report.

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Recall that President Buhari had written to the senate in June, seeking their confirmation of Shehu Mohammed Bello as the Chairman of RMAFC.

The letter was read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, during plenary and pursuant to section 154 (1) of the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended.

The appointment of Bello followed the resignation of the immediate past Chairman of the Commission to take part in the gubernatorial primary election under the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the 2023 general election.


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