The nominee of President Muhammadu Buhari, as Chairman, Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, Professor Akintunde Akinwande failed to appear at the Senate yesterday for screening.
Akinwande also refused to present to the Committee on Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy, his date of birth, qualifications, specialization, post-graduate experience and National Youth Service Corps, NYSC.
Akinwande had also failed to present himself to the Department of State Services, DSS, for security checks.
Akinwande was said to have turned down the nomination because he was not consulted before the announcement.
Speaking, Chairman of the Committee, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, told newsmen that the screening could not be done in absence of the chairman designate.