Mohammed Sani-Omolori has been appointed acting Clerk of the National Assembly.
The appointment was made on Wednesday in a letter signed by the Executive Chairman of the National Assembly Service Commission, Adamu Fika.
“I am writing you that the National Assembly Service Commission at its 440th meeting held on Wednesday, April 16, 2016, has approved your appointment as Acting Clerk to the National Assembly,” the letter read.
“The appointment which takes effect from 13th May, 2016 to 15th August, 2016 is in exercise of its powers as provided in the Section 6b of the National Service Commission Act 2014.”
Mr. Sani-Omolori will succeed Salisu Maikasuwa who will commence his pre-retirement leave May 14, 2016.
Mr. Sani-Omolori currently serves as the Clerk to the House of Representatives.
He is the Ciroma of Ebira land, Kogi State, and son of the immediate past Ohinoyi and paramount traditional chief of Ebira.
Born June 7, 1961, in Okene, North Central Nigeria, Mr. Sani-Omolori is a 1982 Law graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
He joined the service of the National Assembly in 1992. Before 1992, he had worked as legal officer at the Ajaokuta Steel Company and now defunct National Electric Power Authority.
He was at the Royal Institute of Public Administration, London, where he took a course in Legislative Drafting in 1992.
He also attended Legal Drafting Courses at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in 1991 and the Public Law Centre, New Orleans, Luciana USA in June 2001.