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Buhari seeks Senate approval on INEC commissioners

29 September 2016, 20:54

Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has requested Senate to approve six new commissioners he has nominated for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The nominated INEC commissioners are Mohammed Haruna (North-central), Ahmed Tijani Mu’azu (North-east), Abubakar Nahuche (North-west); Professor Okechukwu Ibeano (South-east); May Agbamuche Mbu, (South-south) and Dr Adekunle Ladipo Ogunmola (South-west).

This was contained in a letter written to the upper chamber of the National Assembly, read out at the plenary by the Senate President Bukola Saraki.

“In accordance with section 154 sub section 1 of the 1999 Constitution as amended, I hereby forward the name of 6 new commissioners from the 6 geopolitical zones,” part of the letter read by Buhari read.

- CAJ News


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