The Nigerian Senate has approved Emily Chidinma Osuji as Executive Director of the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).
The Senate confirmed Osuji’s nomination on Wednesday following the consideration and adoption of the report of the Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions.
In the report presented by the Chairman of the Committee, Senator Uba Sani said Osuji’s nomination by President Muhammadu Buhari was in an accordance with the constitution.
Sani added that her nomination was duly in accordance with the provisions of Section 8 of the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation Act, 2006.
He said the office of the Executive Director (Corporate Services) of the Corporation remains vacant following the end of the tenure of the previous occupant.
Sani added that the nominee possesses the academic qualifications, technical knowledge and professional experience to be Executive Director of the NDIC.
He said the committee did not receive any petition against her nomination, adding that Osuji was cleared by the Nigeria Police, Department of State Services (DSS) and possesses the Code of Conduct Acknowledgement slip.
Following the adoption of the committee’s report, the nominee was confirmed by the Senate.