The report of the Senate Committee on Communications on the screening of the newly appointed Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Aminu Maida, may be considered at plenary today.
Feelers from the committee indicate that the report of the screening held on Wednesday will be presented at plenary today and adopted.
At the screening on Wednesday, the committee chaired by Senator Aliyu Bilbis (PDP Zamfara Central), saw him as suitable for the job according to his pedigree and records.
Maida had before his appointment by President Bola Tinubu as the new Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, served as the Executive Director, Technology and Operations at Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc.
Members of the committee like Senators Jimoh Ibrahim, Abdulazeez Yar’Adua, Abdul Ningi and Adamu Aliero vouched for the competence of the appointee for the job and commended Tinubu for making the right choice.
Specifically, Senator Jimoh Ibrahim (APC Ondo South) said, ” Going by the very impressive Curriculum Vitae of the appointee submitted to us, his pedigree, expertise and functional knowledge acquired up to the Cambridge University in London, there can be no other better choice for NCC job than him.
“He has the knowledge and capacity to bring out the best for the country from the commission in terms of better Telecom services and would surely deliver.”
Punch / Arafat Ayofe