Senate confirms Usman as Commissioner, National Population Commission




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By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Senate has confirmed the nomination of Muhammad Dattijo Usman as a Federal Commissioner of the Population Commission.

Usman’s confirmation followed consideration of a report by the Senate Committee on Identity and National Population. 

of Committee, Senator Saidu Alkali, while presenting the report, said the nominee possesses the requisite qualifications, integrity, leadership qualities and comportment to discharge his responsibilities. 

According to lawmaker, the appointment of the nominee satisfies the requirements of Section 154(1) of the Constitution of the a Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended). 

Dattijo Usman, who was Registrar of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, between 2007 and 2012, is a member of the African Council on Communication Education; Member, Association of Nigeria University Professional Administrators (ANUPA); Member, Nigeria of Management (NIM); Fellow, Institute of Corporate Administration; and Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).