Saraki reshuffles Senate committees, woos Tinubu, Marafa, Tinubu with ‘juicy’ posts

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ABUJA – The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has reshuffled the leaderships of the Senate’s committees and in the process extending an olive branch to three of his strongest opponents.
Saraki’s most outspoken critic, Kabiru Marafa, was appointed chairman of the Petroleum (downstream) Committee. He was chairman of the Committee on National Population.
Also, Oluremi Tinubu, a key member of the anti-Saraki Unity Forum, was named chairperson of the Committee on Environment. Previously, she headed the Committtee on Women Affairs.
The Senate President made the announcement shortly before the Senate adjourned on Thursday.
Suleiman Hukunyi, another critic of the senate president, is now in charge of the Committee on National Identity.
The re-composition of the Senate committees was one of the conditions put forward by Unity Forum Senators for peace to return to the troubled assembly.

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