The President of the Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio has unveiled names of chairmen and vice-chairmen of the standing committees.
The announcement was made soon after the Senate resumed from its break at 9.59pm and ended 10.47pm.
In the list, Senator Adams Oshiomhole, APC, Edo North is chairing the Committee on Interior, Senator Sani Musa, APC, Niger East is Chairman on Finance; Orji Uzor Kalu, APC, Abia State is Chairman Committee on Privatisation; Senator Abdulfatai Buhari, APC, Oyo North chairs Committee on Aviation, Osita Izunaso, Committee on Capital Market, Seriake Dickson, Ecology; Neda Imasuen, LP, Edo South, Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions and Aminu Tambuwal, Housing.
Meanwhile, the Senate has adjourned plenary till September 26th for its long vacation.
The major committees named are:
Sen Godiya Akwashiki-Airforce Committee
Privatisation — Orji Uzor Kalu
Aviation-Buhari Abdul fatai
Capital Market- Osita Izunaso
Ecology/Climate Change-Seriake Dickson
Interior-Sen Adams Oshiomhole
Petroleum Downstream -Jide Ipisagba
Defence- Ahmad Lawan
Public Account-Aliyu Wadada
Special Duties- Shehu Kaka
Appropriations- Solomon Adeola
Banking- Abiru Tokunbo
Culture and Tourism-Elisha Abbo
Education Basic -Lawal Usman
Environment- Akintunde Yunus
Foreign affairs- Sani Abubakar
Water resources -Abubakar Yari
Local and foreign debts- Aliyu Wamakko
Land transport-Adamu Aliero
Niger Delta-Barinada Mpigi
Youths and sports-Yemi Adaramodu
Women affairs- Ireti Kingigbe
Communications- Aliyu Bilbis
NDDC- Asuquo Ekpenyong