Senate Confirms Ex-IGP Arase As PSC Chairman
The Senate has confirmed the nomination of a former Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, for appointment as chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC).
The confirmation followed the consideration of the report of screening of the nominee presented by Senator Haliru Jika (APC – Bauchi Central)-led Committee on Police Affairs during plenary on Wednesday.
The President’s request was contained in a letter read before the legislators during Tuesday’s plenary by Senate President Ahmad Lawan.
Quoting sections 153 (1) and 154 (1) of the constitution as amended in his letter, Buhari asked the upper legislative chamber to confirm Arase as the PSC chairman.