Senate President Bukola Saraki on Thursday reshuffled the Senate Committees and named former majority leader, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, the new chairman, Senate Committee on INEC.
Other committee chairmen as announced by Saraki are as follow:
FERMA – Sen. Magnus Abe
Interior – Sen. George Sekibo
Defence – Sen. Abubakar Kyari
SDG – Sen. Atai Aidoko
The Senate Committees have now risen to 68 as against 65 it had before.
Meanwhile, the Senate has adjourned plenary till February 21, 2017 to make room for its 68 committees to work on 2017 Budget defence exercise.