In a letter read by the President of the Nigerian Senate Senator Ahmad Lawan, President Muhammadu Buhari requested the Senate to confirm the appointment of Engineer Ubale Ahmed Shehu Maska as Executive Director of the National Communication Commission (NCC).
The letter quoted Section 8 (1) of the NCC Act as empowering the President to seek the Senate confirmation.
Also, Buhari in a similar letter sought the confirmation of the Senate for the appointment of Prof. Habu Galadima as the substantive Director-General of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, Jos.
Engr. Ubale Ahmed Shehu Maska is currently the Executive Commissioner (Technical Services) in the National Communication Commission (NCC).