Reps okays appointments of 15 SAs by Buhari
The House of Representatives has approved the request for the appointment of Special Advisers by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The President on July 9th sent a letter to the House requesting for approval to appoint 15 Special Advisers.
The House on Thursday approved the request following the adoption of a motion moved by the majority leader, Hassan Ado Dogwa.
Moving the motion, Dogwa stated that the approval is pursuant to the “Provisions of Section 151 (1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended), the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has the power to appoint any person as a Special Adviser to assist him in the performance of his functions.”
The leader added that, “Section 151 (2) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 empowers the National Assembly to prescribe by law or resolution the number of such Advisers and their remuneration and allowances;
He explained further that “Section 2, Part 1 (B) of the Certain Political, Public and Judicial Office Holders (Salaries and Allowances, etc.) (Amendment) Act, 2008 prescribes the remuneration and allowances of such Special Advisers.”
The House, therefore, resolved to transmit the approval to the Senate for concurrence.
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