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Tinubu Seeks Senate Confirmation Of 10 RECs

These newly appointed RECs are intended to serve within the Independent National Electoral Commission…

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President Bola Tinubu has requested that the Senate screen and confirm 10 new Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for a five-year term.

VerseNews reports that the President’s request was conveyed in a letter read by the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, during a plenary session.

These newly appointed RECs are intended to serve within the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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The list of appointed RECs includes individuals from various states, and their selection has raised some controversy, with concerns about potential party affiliations and ties to prominent politicians.

The newly appointed RECs are Etekamba Umoren (Akwa Ibom) Isah Shaka Ehimeakne (Edo) Oluwatoyin Babalola (Ekiti) Abubakar Ahmed Ma’aji (Gombe) Shehu Wahab (Kwara) Prof. Mohammed Yelwa (Niger).

Others are Anugbum Onuoha (Rivers), Isma’ila Kaura Moyi (Zamfara), Bunmi Omoseyindemi (Lagos) and Aminu Kasimu Idris (Nasarawa).

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In his letter, President Tinubu urged the upper chamber to expedite the confirmation process for these electoral commissioners.

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