Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has nominated Abubakar Akum from Nasarawa LGA as a commissioner-nominee to replace Aliyu Ahmed, former commissioner for local government, community development and chieftaincy affairs.
The Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Ibrahim Abdullahi, announced this at plenary on Monday in Lafia.
Mr Abdullahi said the nomination of Mr Akum followed the appointment of Mr Ahmed as the new federal commissioner/chief executive officer of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) by President Bola Tinubu.
“His Excellency, Gov. Abdullahi Sule has forwarded the name of Abubakar Akum as Commissioner and Member, State Executive Council to represent Nasarawa LGA.
“Akum is a person with proven antecedent, experience and commitment to the progress of the state.
“His Excellency looks forward to the speedy consideration and confirmation of the nominee,” the speaker said.
He directed the nominee to submit 30 copies of his curriculum vitae (CV) before the close of work on Oct. 10 and appear for screening on Oct . 11.
In September, Mr Tinubu approved the appointment of Mr Ahmed, the former state commissioner for LG and chieftaincy affairs, as the new federal commissioner/chief executive officer of NCFRMI.