The Senate has admitted a formal inquiry from President Muhammadu Buhari to attest Professor. A. Omotayo as Director General, of the institute.
The request is held in a letter read on Tuesday during plenary by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, times after the chamber proceeded grand from its 18- day recess. The statehouse had suspended plenary out. 13, to allow Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) of government to justify their different budget appraisals for the year 2022 before the applicable panels of the National Assembly.
Through the letter, President Muhammadu Buhari sought the attestation of Ayo as Director-General NIPSS as it is written in Section 5 (2) of the NIPSS Act, 2004.
The letter is named “ Request for confirmation of the appointment of Professor. Ayo C. Omotayo Ph.D. as the Director General, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS).” It reads “ In agreement with the qualification of Section 5 subsection 2 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies Act 2004, I pen to offer for attestation by the Senate, the commission of Professor. Ayo Omotayo as Director General of NIPSS.
“ The nominee’s CV is fixed herewith. “ I want the house to look into this matter and confirm the details of the form.”