President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday forwarded to the Senate the name of Prince Aghatise Erediauwa to be screened and confirmed for re-appointment as Executive Director, Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC.
Prince Erediauwa is the younger brother of the current Benin monarch, Oba Ewuare ii and son to the immediate past Oba of the ancient kingdom, Late Oba Erediauwa.
In a letter read on the floor of the Senate, yesterday, by Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who presided over the session, President Buhari said the request was in accordance with Sections 5(4) and 8(3) of the NDIC Act.
The letter, dated January 17, 2017, said: “In accordance with the provisions of Sections 5(4) and 8(3) of the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation Act, I hereby forward the name of Mr. Erediauwa for the kind consideration and confirmation by the Senate for reappointment as Executive Director of NDIC. “It is my hope that this will receive the usual expeditious consideration of the distinguished Senate.”