Senate Confirms Ayine Anthony As New Auditor-General

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Anthony Ayine as the new Auditor-General of the Federation. Ayine, who served as an auditor of a local government in Cross River was nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari as the new Auditor-General late in 2016.

After a brief debate on the floor of the Senate and some allegations by Senator Binta Garba (Yobe North) who argued that Ayine is related to Winifred Oyo-Ita, the head of Service of the Federation, Ayine’s appointment was ratified.

 


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