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Friday, 30 June 2017

Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo appoints 14 new resident Electoral Commissioners (See full list)

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has appointed 14 new Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in readiness for the 2019 general elections.

The 14 appointees are as follows:

Hussaini Halilu Pai of the FCT who was re-appointed…while new appointees are;

Prof. Godwill Obioma (Abia)

James Lorliam Apam (Benue)

Dr. Nwachukwu Orji (Ebonyi)

Dr. Iloh Joseph Valentine Chuks (Enugu)

Dr. Nentawe Goshwe Yilwatda (Plateau)

Umar Ibrahim (Taraba)

Mr. Emeka Ononamadu Joseph (Imo)

Obo O. Effanga (Cross River)

Prof. Francis Chuckwemeka Ezeounu (Anambra)

Dr. Briyai O. Frankland (Bayelsa)

Ibrahim Abdullahi (Adamawa)

Agboke Mutiu Olaleke (Ogun) and

Alhaji Ahmad Makama (Bauchi).

Adebiyi said; “These appointees have been confirmed by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and therefore, the appointments are with immediate effect,”.
The RECs have a five-year renewable tenure as well as the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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