By Our Reporter
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Monday screened Mr Dogo Shammah, the state Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), a commissioner nominee from Wamba Local Government Area and 8 others as commissioners and members of the state Executive council.
Rt.Hon.Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, the speaker of the House announced this on Monday after Shammah and 8 others appeared for screening at the floor of the House in Lafia.
According to the speaker, the 8 other persons screened are Ahmed Baba Yahaya (Toto LGA) Philip Dada (Karu LGA), Othman Bala Adam (Keffi LGA), Dr Abdulkarim Abubakar Kana (Kokona LGA), Obadiah Boyi (Akwanga LGA) Yusuf Aliyu Turaki (Awe LGA), Dr Salihu Ahmad Alizaga (Nassarawa Eggon LGA) and Prof.Otaki Allahnanah (Keana LGA),”he said.
The speaker stated that the remaining 6 commissioner nominees would be attended to tomorrow Tuesday , Oct.22nd.
The speaker urged Shammah to tackle the issue of fake news if finally sworn in and posted to the Ministry of Information by the Governor.
It would be recalled that on Oct. 16, Gov Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State submitted 15 commissioner nominees to the state House of Assembly for screening and confirmation as members of the state executive council.
The governor’s letter was read by the Majority leader of the house, Alhaji Tanko Tunga (APC-Awe North) at the floor of the house.
Meanwhile, the screening of the other 6 commissioner nominees has been scheduled to hold on Tuesday, Oct.22.
Those to be screened are Haruna Ogbole Adamu (Obi LGA), Ibrahim Musa Ekye (Doma LGA), Mrs Fati Jimeta Sabo (Nasarawa LGA), Abubakar Muhammed Imam(Lafia LGA), Hajiya
Halima Ahmadu Jabiru(Lafia LGA) and Mohammed Bashir Aliyu(Lafia LGA).