Nigeria’s President Buhari Nominates Dead Man Into Commission (Photo)

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Fresh information made available to media houses reveal that a candidate nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari for a position in the Federal Character Commission is dead.

It was gathered that Tobias Chukwuemeka Okwuru, who was nominated into the board by the president had died in February 2020.

Nigeria's President Buhari Nominates Dead Man Into Commission
Tobias Chukwuemeka Okwuru

In a letter to the Senate, President Buhari nominated Okwuru, who is from Ebonyi State, requesting for his confirmation as a member of the FCC, however, the appointee died on February 27, 2020.

He was a former member of the House of Representatives from 2011 to 2015.

It will be recalled that in December 2017, the president had more than eight deceased persons in a list of new appointments into federal agencies and parastatals.


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