Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of 14 new Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
NEW RESIDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSIONERS APPOINTED
His Excellency the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has approved the appointment of the underlisted persons as Resident Electoral Commissioners.
Appointee State Remarks
(i) Professor Godwill Obioma (Abia)
(ii) James Lorliam Apam (Benue)
(iii) Dr. Nwachukwu Orji (Ebonyi)
(iv) Dr. Iloh Joseph Valentine Chuks Enugu
(v) Dr. Nentawe Goshwe Yilwatda (Plateau)
(vi) Umar Ibrahim (Taraba)
(vii) Mr. Emeka Ononamadu Joseph (Imo)
(viii) Obo O. Effanga (Cross River)
(ix) Professor Francis Chuckwemeka Ezeounu (Anambra)
(x) Dr. Briyai O. Frankland (Bayelsa)
(xi) Ibrahim Abdullahi, mni (Adamawa)
(xii) Agboke Mutiu Olaleke (Ogun)
(xiii) Hussaini Halilu Pai (FCT Reappointment)
(xiv) Alhaji Ahmad Makama (Bauchi)
These appointees have been confirmed by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and therefore the appointments are with immediate effect.
Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
***The RECs also have a five-year renewable tenure, same as the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).