The President of Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Abdullahi Bello as the new Chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), pending confirmation by the Senate.

This was contained in a statement signed by the presidential spokesman, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, on Thursday in Abuja.

According to the statement, President Tinubu expects that the new CCB chairman will lead the Bureau to realise its mandate of maintaining high standards of public morality.

Bello replaces Aliyu Kankia, who has been the acting Chairman of the Bureau.

The statement reads partly, “Dr. Bello is a consummate professional with more than 25 years of work experience in consulting, banking, law enforcement, financial services, and academia.

“The President anticipates that the new Chairman, upon confirmation by the Senate, will lead the Bureau with utmost integrity toward the realization of its mandate of maintaining high standards of public morality in the conduct of government business and ensuring that the actions and behaviour of public officers conform to the highest standards of morality and accountability.”

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