Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has named heads of the house standing committees.
Thirteen new committees were created increasing the number from 96 to 109.
The setting up of the new committees follows the adoption of the report by an ad-hoc committee which reviewed the house standing order.
Below are some of the house committees and their new chairmen:
- Appropriation – Mukhtar Betara
- Finance – James Faleke
- Public Accounts – Oluwole Oke
- Defence – Babajimi Benson
- Army – Abdulrazak Namdas
- NDDC – Tunji Ojo
- NEDC – Khadija Bukar
- Electoral matters – Aishatu Dukku
- Land transport -Tajudeen Abbas
- Gas resources -Nicholas Mutu
- Rules and Business – Abubakar Fulata
- Maritime – Linda Ikpeazu
- Banking and Finance – Victor Nwokolo
- Communication – Akin Adeyemi
- Federal Judiciary – Luke Onofio
- Interior would be led by Nasril Daura
- Health Institutions – Paschal Obi
- Anti-corruption – Nicholas Shehu
- Solid Minerals – Micheal Okon
- Sports – Olamide Osoba