Senate has confirmed the reappointment of Umar Danbatta as the Executive Vice-Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
President Muhammadu Buhari had on July 7 written to the Senate seeking confirmation of the appointment.
Danbatta’s confirmation follows the presentation of the report of the Senate Committee on Communications.
A member of the committee, Opeyemi Bamidele who presented the report, said Danbatta met the requirements expected of him.
“The committee met and carried out the screening exercise and the nominee responded well,” the Ekiti lawmaker said.
“That the Senate do confirm the appointment of Umar Danbatta as the executive vice-chairman and chief executive officer (CEO).
Danbatta confirmed for a second term of five years after his nomination was put to a voice vote.