These are happy moments for Festus Keyamo (SAN), spokesperson of the President Muhammadu Buhari 2019 Campaign Organisation as the senate has confirmed him a board member of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).
The erudite lawyer alongside other six nominees such as; Garba Bello, Josef Okoloagu, Mustapha Mudashiru, Adewale Adeleke were confirmed on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 after Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu put his nomination to a voice vote.
The Senate cleared Keyamo and the six nominees following the presentation of a report by Rafiu Ibrahim, Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions.
According to Ibrahim; “The only nominee that was absent is Garba Buba, and the presidency said that they were working on it”
“The nominees screened are resourceful, they have knowledge of the NDIC and CBN acts. They have been also cleared by the police and the Department of State Services (DSS).”
Meanwhile, Ronke Sokefun was confirmed as the chairman of the governing board of the corporation after the president withdrew the nomination of Olabode Akin Mustapha.