Senate President Godswill Akpabio has appointed the newly sworn-in Kogi lawmaker, Senator Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan, as the chairman of Senate Committee on Local Content, as well as vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Steel.
The Senate president also named 14 other Senators as chairmen and vice chairmen of various Standing Committees of the Senate.
They include Steel – Patrick Ndubueze (Chairman), Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan (Vice-chairman); Tourism – Shuaibu Isa Lau, Ireti Kingigbe (Vice-Chairman),
Others are Inter-Parliamentary Affairs – Jimoh Ibrahim (Chairman).
State and Local Government Affairs – Binos Yaroe (Chairman), Francis Fadahunsi (Vice Chairman); National Atomic and Nuclear Energy – Sahabi Alhaji Yau (Chairman), Mustapha Khalid Ibrahim (Vice Chairman).
Also appointed were Youth and Community Engagement – Yemi Adaramodu (Chairman);
Sport Development – Kawu Sumaila (Chairman), Ned Nwoko (Vice Chairman).
Niger Delta Affairs – has Babajide Ipinsagba as Chairman and Rev. Amos Kumai Yohanna as Vice Chairman.
The Committee on Art, Culture and Creative Economy has Onawo Ogoshi as Chairman and Okechukwu Ezea as Vice Chairman.
Senator Joel Onowakpo is now the Vice Chairman of the Defence Committee.
In the Petroleum Downstream Committee, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah is the Chairman while Babajide Ipinsagba is the Vice Chairman.
The Solid Minerals Development Committee is under the chairmanship of Sampson Ekong just as Osita Ngwu is the Vice Chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Senator Sunday Katung is the Vice Chairman of the Establishment and Public Service Committee while Victor Umeh is the Vice Chairman of the Committee on Housing.
The article was originally published on Politics Nigeria.