President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the appointment of Honourable Justice Idris Lebo Kutigi as Chairman of the national conference billed to be inaugurated on Monday.
He will be assisted by former External Affairs Minister Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Anyim Pius Anyim announced the appointments last night.
Dr. Mrs. Valerie Azinge was named the secretary of the conference.
The statement announcing the appointments reads: “His Excellency, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, has approved the appointment of the Leadership of the National Conference as follows:
Honourable Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi-Chairman
Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi-Vice Chairman
Dr. (Mrs.) Valerie Azinge-Secretary
“The appointees are to resume at Abuja on Wednesday, 5th March, 2014 and would be received on arrival by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.”