The National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) has approved the appointment of a former Deputy Clerk of the House of Representatives, Mr Edhere Uzezi Basil, as the substantive Clerk of the House.
The Commission took the decision at its 445th meeting, presided over by its chairman, Dr Adamu Mohammed Fika and had conveyed its position to the former deputy clerk of the House.
The letter of appointment reads “I am writing to inform you that the National Assembly Service Commission, has, at its 445th meeting held on Thursday, September 8, 2016 approved your appointment as Clerk to the House of Representatives and the appointment takes effect from August 31, 2016.
“The appointment, which was based on the recommendation of the Clerk to the National Assembly, is in recognition of your hard work, dedication to duty and responsible conduct as well as loyalty to the leadership of the National Assembly. It is, therefore, expected that you will continue to justify the confidence reposed in you by the Commission and the leadership of the National Assembly.”
Former House Clerk, Alhaji Mohammed Sanni-Omoroli, effectively took over as Clerk to the National Assembly on Monday, August 15, 2016 after the retirement of former Clerk, Alhaji Salisu Maikasuwa, earlier in June.