Senate confirms Anthony Ayine as Auditor-General
The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Anthony Ayine as Auditor-General of the Federation.
Ayine was nominated for the position in December 2016 by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Buhari made the nomination via a letter sent to Senate President, Bukola Saraki which was read during the plenary session on Tuesday, December 13.
“The curriculum vitae of A. Ayine is hereby attached. I have accepted this recommendation and hereby present the nomination of Anthony Ayine for confirmation by the senate,” the letter from Buhari read.
Ayine was confirmed after a voice vote announced by Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu.