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Dead man nominated into Federal Character Commission by President Buhari



It has been revealed 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.

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.