Senate Confirms Mohammed Bello as RMAFC Chairman

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By Adedapo Adesanya

The Senate, on Tuesday, confirmed Mr Mohammed Bello as Chairman of the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC).

The commission’s new chief’s confirmation was sequel to the consideration of a report by the Committee on National Planning and Economic Affairs.

Chairman of the Committee, Mr Olubunmi Adetunmbi, in his presentation, said, “from the available documents and the presentation made to the Committee, the nominee satisfies the requirement for appointment as the Chairman of Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC).”

He added that “the nominee is very well experienced and adequately exposed at the top levels of government administration and has acquired the capacity to function as Chairman.”

He disclosed that there were no petitions against the RMAFC chairman and no objections raised from the Senators from his State of Origin for his nomination.

“The nominee is proper and fit to occupy the office of the Chairman in the Commission”, the lawmaker said.

The nominee was, thereafter, confirmed by the upper chamber after consideration of the report.

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