The senate has confirmed the spokesman of the President Muhammadu Buhari 2019 campaign organisation, Festus Keyamo as a board member of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).
The lawyer was confirmed after the deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, put his nomination to a voice vote.
The upper legislative chamber cleared Keyamo and six nominees after the chairman, senate committee on banking, insurance and other financial institutions, Rafiu Ibrahim presented his report.
Ibrahim said, “The only nominee that was absent, Buba, and the presidency said that they were working on it
“The nominees screened are resourceful, they have knowledge of the NDIC and CBN acts. They have been also cleared by the police and the Department of State Services (DSS).
Ronke Sokefun was confirmed as the chairman of the governing board of the corporation after Buhari withdrew the nomination of Olabode Akin Mustapha.
Other nominees confirmed as board members are Garba Bello, Josef Okoloagu, Mustapha Mudashiru, and Adewale Adeleke.