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Buhari Nominates Justice Kanyip As President Of National Industrial Court

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Just In: Nominates Justice Kanyip As President Of National Industrial Court

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Justice Benedict Bakwaph Kanyip as the President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria.

Naija News reports that the nomination by the President was disclosed in a letter he sent to the Nigerian Senate which was read on the floor of the Senate by the President of the Red legislative chamber, Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday, October 29.

On the President of the National Industrial Court, Buhari said: “Pursuant to Section 250(1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended), I hereby write to request for confirmation by the Senate, the appointment of Honourable Justice Benedict Bakwaph Kanyip as the President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria.

“While trusting that the Senate will consider this request in the usual expeditious manner, Please accept, Distinguished Senate President the assurances of my highest consideration.”

“In his letter nominating the three State Resident Electoral Commissioners, Buhari said: “Pursuant to Paragraph 14(3) of Part 1 of the Third Schedule to the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended) I hereby write to request for confirmation by the Senate the appointment of the following three (3) nominees as Resident Electoral Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC): Umar Mukhtar Gajiram Commissioner Borno,
Dr. Aiaiibo Sinikiem Johnson Commissioner Bayelsa and Raheem Muideen Olalekan Commissioner Osun.

“While I trust that the Distinguished Senate will consider this request in the usual expeditious manner, Please accept. Distinguished Senate President, the assurances of my highest consideration.”

Meanwhile, also sent to the Senate by the President were three nominees as Resident Electoral Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The nominees include Umar Mukhtar Gajiram (Borno), Raheem Muideen Olalekan (Osun), and Dr. Aiaiibo Sinikiem Johnson (Bayelsa).



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