The National Assembly Service Commission has approved the appointment of the controversial Secretary of Finance and Accounts, Sani Tambuwal, as the acting clerk of the National Assembly.
Tambuwal’s appointment is coming after the former Clerk, Amos Ojo, went on compulsory retirement leave last Monday.
According to the statement issued by the Executive Chairman of NASC, Ahmed Amshi, the Secretary of Legal Services, Kamoru Ogunlana, was also appointed as the acting Deputy Clerk to the National Assembly.
The former Secretary of Special Duties, Henrietta Aimua-Ehikioya, was deployed to Ogunlana’s former position as the Secretary of Legal Services while Birma Shuaibu, the Director, Legislative, was appointed as the acting Secretary of the Human Resources Directorate.
In the same vein, the former Director of Pharmacy, Umoru Ali, has been appointed the acting Secretary of Research and Information while Yomi Omogbehin, Director, Legislative is now the acting Secretary, Special Duties.
The statement also added that the Director of Accounts, Inyang Titus, is now the acting Secretary of Finance and Accounts. The Director of Administration, Nwoba Andrew, is now the acting Secretary of Planning and Legislative Budget.
Amshi in the statement noted that the appointments were sequel to the approval by the Commission in a memorandum presented by the Committee on Establishment, Records and Training to the Commission on the need to fill existing vacancies in the National Assembly Management team.