Niger State House of Assembly yesterday confirmed eight commissioner nominees submitted by the state governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello.
Speaker of the House, Rt. Honourable Ahmed Mohammed Marafa, after opening the envelope containing names of the nominees, said the governor submitted the list in line with section 2, sub-section 192 of the1999 Constitution of Nigeria as amended.
Amongst those who made the first list are Kabiru Abbas Musa, Barrister Dan Mallam Masara, Ramatu Mohammed Yar’Adua, Mamman Musa, Jonathan Tsado Vatsa, Fatima Madugu, Ibrahim Balarabe, and Dr. Mustapha Jibrin.
The speaker stated that Governor Bello said in the correspondence sent through his chief of staff that the list would come in two batches, emphasising that the next names would soon be made available to the assembly.

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