The senator representing Uyo senatorial District, Senator Bassey Albert has been appointed by the Senate president head Committee for Petroleum Resources upstream.
It will be recall that the senate president earlier today, Tuesday 29th, named 69 senators to chair different committees.
Senator Bassey Albert was named to chair Petroleum Resources upstream.
Senator Bassey Albert is a ranking member of the senate and the leader of the Akwa Ibom caucus in the National Assembly in the 9th assembly.
The senator is also known by his people as OBA took to his facebook page to thanks the senate president and the entire 109 senators for having trusted him to serve even from the opposing party.
His statements: “To God be the glory, the Leadership of the 9th Senate has found me worthy to be appointed Chairman, Senate Committee on Upstream Petroleum Resources.
“This is thanking the Senate President and my Leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan and the entire leadership of the Senate for the confidence they have reposed in me.
“To the good people of Akwa Ibom North East (Uyo) Senatorial District whose mandate I hold with righteous jealousy, I assure you of a more impactful and robust representation at the 9th Senate.”