Senate President Godswill Akpabio has named Sen. Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan (Kogi Central) the Chairman of the Senate Local Content Committee and Vice-Chairman of Steel Committee.
No fewer than 14 other senators were also appointed as chairmen and vice-chairmen of different committees.
The newly appointed chairmen and vice- chairmen are:
1. Steel – Patrick Udubueze (Chairman), Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan (Vice-chairman)
2. Tourism – Shuaibu Isa Lau, Ireti Kingigbe (Vice-Chairman)
3. Inter-Parliamentary Affairs – Jimoh Ibrahim (Chairman)
4. State and Local Government Affairs – Binos Yaroe (Chairman), Francis Fadahunsi (Vice Chairman)
5. National Atomic and Nuclear Energy – Sahabi Alhaji Yau (Chairman), Mustapha Khalid Ibrahim (Vice Chairman)
6. Youth and Community Engagement – Yemi Adaramodu (Chairman)
7. Sport Development – Kawu Sumaila (Chairman), Ned Nwoko (Vice Chairman)
8. Niger Delta Affairs – Babajide Ipinsagba (Chairman), Rev. Amos Kumai Yohanna (Vice Chairman)
9. Arts, Culture and Creative Economy – Onawo Ogoshi (Chairman), Okechukwu Ezea (Vice Chairman)
10. Defence – Joel Onowakpo (Vice Chairman)
11. Petroleum Downstream – Ifeanyi Ubah (Chairman), Babajide Ipinsagba (Vice Chairman)
12. Solid Minerals Development – Sampson Ekong (Chairman)
13. Niger Delta Amendment Development Commission -Osita Ngwu (Vice Chairman)
14. Establishment and Public Services – Sunday Marshall Katung (Vice Chairman)
15. Housing – Victor Umeh (Vice Chairman), among others.