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ICPC chairman: Senate rejects Aderemi

The Senate, yesterday, unanimously rejected the nomination of a retired justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Pius Olayiwola Aderemi, as the new Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC). The Senate hinged its decision on the ground that the nominee is over 70 and therefore, too old for the “rigours and demands” of such an office. Following a lenthy debate during which it dissolved into a committee of the whole House, the Senate agreed with the recommendations ...
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Added February 09, 2011
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