Senate to write Buhari over appointment of dead lawmaker to FCC board

Wed Apr 29th, 2020 - Ebonyi

It emerged Wednesday that the list of nominees sent to the Senate for appointment as members of the Federal Character Commission (FCC) included the name of a dead former member of the House of Representatives, Tobias Okwuru Chukwuemeka, from Ebonyi State.

The late lawmaker’s name was number 12 in the list of 38 persons read out to the hearing of senators on Tuesday.

Okwuru, who died in February 2020, at the age of 59 had acted as chairman of the House Committee on Environment in the lower chamber where he represented Ikwo/Ezza Federal Constituency between 2011 and 2015.




source: Guardian