Exclusive: Senate receives request from presidency over confirmation of new electoral commissioners

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[Abuja]–The presidency has written the senate to seek confirmation for the appointment new resident electoral commissioners.

 

The request is contained in a document obtained by THE PAGE from sources close to the senate.

The document signed by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, reads”In compliance with the provisions of Section 14(3)(a) of the Third Schedule to the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended), I write to request the confirmation of the following nominees for appointment as Resident Electoral Commissioners:”

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The document which contained a list of 27 nominees also stated that the curriculum vitae of the nominees have been attached to the letter for the consideration of the Senate.

The names of all nominees are reproduced below:

Professor Godswill Obioma

Abia

New Appointment

Ibrahim Abdullahi,mni

Adamawa

New Appointment

Alhaji Ahmad Makama

Bauchi

Reappointment

James Lorliam Apam

Benue

New Appointment

Barr. Mike A. Igini

Delta

Reappointment

Dr. Nkwachukwu Orji

Ebonyi

New Appointment

Dr. Iloh Joseph Valentine Chuks

Enugu

New Appointment

Hussaini Halilu Pal

FCT

Reappointment

Sadiq Abubakar Musa

Kaduna

Reappointment

Jibrin Ibrahim Zarewa

Kano

Reappointment

Dr. Mrs. Asmau Sani Maikudi

Katsina

New Appointment

Dr. Mahmuda Isah

Kebbi

New Appointment

Professor Samuel G. Egwu

Kogi

New Appointment

Amb. Dr. Rufus O. Akeju

Lagos

Reappointment

Prof. Mustapha Zubairu

Niger

New Appointment

Agboke Mutiu Olaleke

Ogun

New Appointment

Sam Olugbadebo Olumekun,mni

Ondo

Reappointment

Abdulganiyu Olayinka Raji

Oyo

New Appointment

Prof. Riskuwa A. Shehu

Sokoto

New Appointment

Barr. Kasim Gana Geidam

Yobe

Reappointment

Ahmad Bello Mahmud

Zamfara

New Appointment

Dr. Nentawe Goshwe Yilwatda

Plateau

New Appointment

Umar Ibrahim

Taraba

New Appointment

Mr. Emeka Ononamadu Joseph

Imo

New Appointment

Obo O. Effanga

Cross River

New Appointment

Prof. Francis Chukwuemeka Ezeonu

Anambra

New Appointment

Dr. Briyai Frankland

Bayelsa

New Appointment




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