The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Engineer Babachir David Lawal, in his office, on behalf of His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, inaugurated the Presidential Committee on the Reconstitution of Federal Government Boards of Parastatals, Agencies and Commissions.
2.The Committee is headed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation while other members are:
(i) Alh. Mai Mala Buni (North-East Zone) -Member
(ii) Alh. Zakari Idde (North-Central Zone) -Member
(iii) Alh. Inuwa Abdulkadir (North-West Zone) -Member
(iiii) Chief Hillard Etagbo Eta (South-South Zone) -Member
(v) Chief Pius Akinyelure (South-West Zone) -Member
(vi) Chief Emmanuel Eneukwa (South-East Zone-Member
(vii) Mr. Gideon Sammani (SSAP to the President)-Secretary
3.The Terms of Reference of the Committee are as follows:
(i) To determine and recommend to Mr. President, the Governing Boards of Federal Government Parastatals, Agencies and Commissions to be reconstituted immediately;
(ii) To identify the available positions of the Chairmanship and Membership levels in each of the affected Parastatals, Agencies and Commissions as provided for in their respective enabling laws;
(iii) To allocate the Chairmanship and Membership positions to each State of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory, including slots for Presidential discretion;
(iiii) To receive and screen the nominees received from the States and the Federal Capital Territory and recommend them to the President for consideration and approval;
(v) To ensure balance in the distribution of Board members along the geo-political zones of the country; and
(vi) To advise Mr. President on any other matter(s) regarding the composition of the Boards that are incidental on the foregoing terms of reference.
4.The Committee, immediately after the inauguration, held its inaugural meeting.
Oise D. Johnson,