Finally, President Buhari REC Nominees Get Approval From Senate
The Nigerian Senate has finally confirmed the Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC) of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) nominated by President Muhammad Buhari. The five state officers were confirmed on Wednesday, February 14.
Recall that the RECs have been awaiting their confirmation since 2017. Those confirmed are; Baba Abba Yusuf (Borno), Dr. Uthman Abdulrahman Ajidagba (Kwara), Dr. Emmanuel Alex Hart (Rivers), Mr. Segun Agbaje (Ekiti), Dr. Cyril Omorogbe (Edo), and Yahaya Bello (Nasarawa).
“I want to congratulate the newly confirmed Resident Electoral Commissioners. This has come at a very important time before the 2019 elections, to sustain electoral processes in the country that will meet global standards.”