Senate gets new acting clerk

Deputy Clerk of the Senate Isabella Ugochi Iloba has been appointed as the Acting Clerk of the upper chamber of the national assembly. 


Iloba took over from Mr. Ibrahim El-Ladan following his retirement on age grounds. El-Ladan was retired by the National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) on February 9, 2022.


El-ladan and another officer, Adebayo Anthony Adebanjo were directed by the NASC to proceed on retirement with immediate effect, while another official, Michael Okpara should retire in six months.


Iloba’s appointment was confirmed in a letter titled: “Retirement from service”, addressed to Clerk to Senate, Dauda Ibrahim El-Ladan, and signed on behalf of the Executive Chairman of the NASC, Engr. Ahmed Kadi Amshi.


It read; 


 “The Commission at its 547th meeting held on Wednesday, 9th February, 2022, has approved your retirement from Service with effect from 9th February, 2022.

“The Commission wishes to acknowledge your immense contribution to the growth and development of the National Assembly Service.

“As you proceed on retirement, please handover your Office and other Government property in your possession to the Deputy Clerk, Senate (Legislative), Ilobah Isabella Ugochi.

“On behalf of the Commission, I pray that Almighty God will continue to grant you good health and success in your future endeavours.”