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Buhari nominates Aghughu as new Auditor-General

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday nominated Mr. Adolphis Aghughu as new Auditor-General of the Federation (AGF).

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Babajide Omoworare, who disclosed this in a statement, said Buhari has forwarded a letter to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, pursuant to Section 86(1) of the 1999 Constitution as amended.

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Aghughu, who hails from Edo State, has been acting as the Auditor-General since the retirement of Mr. Anthony Ayine from service.

President Buhari also nominated Victor Muruako as Chairman of the Fiscal Responsibility Commission.

Buhari, according to Omoworare, called be expeditious consideration of the nominees by the lawmakers.

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