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Senate Confirms 7 Out Of 10 INEC RECs Appointed By Tinubu (FULL LIST)

The confirmation follows Tinubu’s request on Wednesday for confirmation of the nomination of the RECs for INEC..

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The Senate has approved the appointment of seven of the nominees of President Tinubu as Resident Electoral Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

VerseNews reports that the nominees approved are:

  • Mr Etekamba Umoren – Akwaibom
  • Mr Isha Ehimeakne – Edo
  • Barr. Oluwatoyin Babalola – Ekiti
  • Mr Abubakar Ahmed – Gombe
  • Shehu Wahab – Kwara
  • Aminu Idris – Nasarawa
  • Mohammed Abubakar Sadiq – Niger.

The confirmation follows Tinubu’s request on Wednesday for confirmation of the nomination of the RECs for INEC in accordance with the provisions of Section 154(1) of the Constitution.

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Tinubu had last week approved the appointment of 10 new RECs for INEC for a five-year term each.

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