By Henry Umoru, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, requesting for the screening and confirmation of Lamido Yuguda as the new Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Also to be screened and confirmed are three nominees as full-time Commissioners of the Commission.
Others for confirmation are Reginald C. karausa, full-time Commissioner; Ibrahim D. Boyi, full-time Commissioner; and Mr. Obi Joseph, full-time Commissioner.
President Buhari’s request was contained in a letter read by the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan during plenary.
The letter reads: “Pursuant to Section 3 and 5(1) of the Investment and Securities Act 2007, I write to request for confirmation by the Senate, the appointment of the following four nominees as Director-General and Commissioners of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Their CVs are attached herewith.