Jonathan Appoints Former IGP Mike Okiro As Chairman, Police Service Commission

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Updated May 8, 2013

President Goodluck Jonathan has nominated former Inspector General of Police; Mr Mike Okiro, as the new chairman of the Police Service Commission.

Mr Okiro’s nomination was announced in a letter sent to the Senate for the confirmation on Wednesday.

Okiro was the Inspector General of Police Force from 2007 to 2009.

President Jonathan in the letter also nominated former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, for the Chairman of Infrastructure Concession and Regulatory Commission.

Among those nominated as members of the Police Service Commission are former Deputy Inspector General of Police, Mr Yakubu Mohammed, Mrs Comfort Obi and Mr Otive Igbuzor.

The President also requested the Senate to confirm the nomination of Mr Emmanuel Aremu as the Secretary of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).