Abike Erewa Dabiri


The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Abike Dabiri-Erewa for appointment as Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission.

The Senate made the confirmation and subsequent announcement on Thursday via its verified Twitter handle @NGRSenate.

Dabiri-Erewa who is currently the Senior Special Adviser to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora was a three-term member of the House of Representatives representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency in Lagos between 2003 and 2015.

As a Reps member, she was chairman of House Committee on Diaspora Affairs; and had sponsored the bill seeking the establishment of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission.

Senate confirms Abike Dabiri-Erewa as Chairman of Nigerian Diaspora Commission

by Linda Ikeji at 09/05/2019 3:42 PM|23 Comments

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Abike Dabiri-Erewa, as chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Diaspora Commission.

This was contained in a letter of approval sent to the national assembly which was read by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to the rest of the Senate during plenary on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

Abike Dabiri, who was a former member of the house of representative, was the Special adviser to the President on Foreign affairs and Diaspora prior to this new appointment.

Credit: NAN