President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday has appointed the new chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC
Tinubu approved the appointment of a new management team for the ICPC
The president announced Musa Adamu Aliyu as the new chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of ICPC.
Tinubu’s spokesperson, Chief Ajuri Ngelale made this known in a statement made available to Journalists on Tuesday.
According to the President, the appointment is subjected to confirmation by the Nigerian Senate.
The statement reads: “In exercise of powers conferred on the President as established in Section 3(6) of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000, and in furtherance of the Renewed Hope mandate to reform key institutions and invigorate Nigeria’s war on corruption, President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of a new management team for the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), pending Senate confirmation:
“Dr. Musa Adamu Aliyu — Chairman / Chief Executive Officer, ICPC
“Mr. Clifford Okwudiri Oparaodu — Secretary to the Commission, ICPC
“The new Chairman of the ICPC is nominated for confirmation by the Nigerian Senate, following the President’s approval of the outgoing Chairman’s request to proceed on pre-end of tenure leave beginning on November 4, 2023, ahead of the expiration of his tenure on February 3, 2024.
“The position of Secretary to the Commission does not require Senate confirmation and, therefore, by the directive of the President, the appointment of Mr. Clifford Okwudiri Oparaodu as Secretary of the Commission takes immediate effect.
“Dr. Musa Adamu Aliyu has embarked upon many far-reaching reforms as the Attorney General of Jigawa State since September 2019 and holds Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate degrees in Law. He was also named as a Senior Advocate of Nigeria-designate in October 2023.