Again, Buhari appoints dead ex-lawmaker into federal government board

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a dead ex-lawmaker from Ebonyi state into the board of Federal Character Commission

Late Tobias Chukwuemeka Okwuru, was appointed alongside 37 others following a letter sent by Buhari to the Senate for confirmation.

Before his demise in February 2020, he represented Ikwo/Ezza Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives.

Ahmad Lawan, the President of the Senate read out the letter on Tuesday during plenary.

In 2017, Buhari also appointed 5 dead persons into the boards of federal agencies and corporations.

The dead persons he appointed include Senator Francis Okpozo (Delta), Rev. Father Christopher Utau (Benue), DIG Donald Ugbaja (retd), Garba Attahiru (Kaduna) and Umar Dange (Sokoto).