President Buhari seeks Senate confirmation for new INEC commissioners

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President Buhari seeks Senate confirmation for new INEC commissioners

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed some National Commissioners and Resident Electoral Commissioners to replace the outgoing ones.

This was contained in Buhari’s letter read by the Senate president, Ahmad Lawan, during plenary on Tuesday.

The nominees are Malam Mohammed Haruna from Niger State as the North Central National Commissioner.

They also included Mrs May Agbamuche Mbu, Delta State, National Commissioner; and Okeagu Kenneth Nnamdi, Abia State, South East National Commissioner.

Also appointed were, Major General A.B. Alkali (Retd.) Adamawa State, North East, National Commissioner; Professor Rada H. Gumus, Bayelsa State, South-South, National Commissioner; Mr Sam Olumeku, Ondo State, South West, National Commissioner; and Olaniyi Olaleye Ijalaye, Ondo State, South West (Resident Electoral Commissioner.)

Buhari also nominated commissioners for the National Population Commission.

They are, Mr Benedict Opong, Mrs Gloria Izofor, Barrister Mrs Patricia O. Iyayan Kuchi, Dr Bala Haliru, and Dr Iyatayo Oyetunbi.

President Buhari seeks Senate confirmation for new INEC commissioners

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