The Senate confirmed the nomination of Solomon Arase as Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC) on Wednesday.
His confirmation followed the Committee on Police Affairs’ consideration of a report.
Jika Halliru (APC-Bauchi), Chairman of the Committee, delivered the report.
Halliru stated that Arase’s nomination was in accordance with Section 154, Subsection 1 of the 1999 Constitution.
Sections 2A and 2B of the Police Service Commission Establishment Act 2001, he claimed, also required the President to appoint Nigerians of proven integrity to the PSC.
He stated that the committee’s findings showed that Arase meets the necessary legal requirements and that the committee believes he is the right person to be appointed as Chairman of the PSC.
Meanwhile, he explained that the committee was pleased and impressed with how the nominee answered all questions competently.
The committee recommends that the Senate confirm Arase’s appointment as Chairman of the PSC based on his qualifications and relevant experience accumulated over the years.