The President , Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd . ), on Tuesday asked the Senate to confirm Sanusi Garba as Executive Chairman of the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission .
He also sought the Senate nod for the confirmation of Dr Musiliu Oseni as vice chairman; and Aisha Mahmud as commissioner .
The request was contained in a letter dated 15 th October , 2020 , and read on the floor during plenary by the Senate President , Ahmad Lawan .
Buhari said he made the request pursuant to Sections 34 and 40 (1 ) of the Electricity Power Sector Reform Act .
The President in another letter, sought the confirmation of the Senate for the appointment of members of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission Tribunal.
The nominees appointed by the President include : Mrs. Saratu Mama Shafi (Chairman , North – Central ); George Mbonu (South – East); Thomas Okosun (South -South ); Umar Duhu (North – East); Mr Ibrahim El – Yakubu (North – West ); Mrs Sola Ajulo (South – West ); and Kenneth Gyado (North – Central ).
In a related development, the President in another letter requested the confirmation of Chief Onyemuche Nnamani as a member of the Police Service Commission .