Tinubu Appoints Nine New INEC RECs


President Bola Tinubu has appointed nine new Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

This was contained in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, on Tuesday.

The new RECs will serve for a term of five years each, subject to the confirmation of the Nigerian Senate.

The new RECs are:

– Mr. Isah Shaka Ehimeakne — Edo State
– Mr. Bamidele Agbede — Ekiti State
– Mr. Jani Adamu Bello — Gombe State
– Dr. Taiye Ilayasu — Kwara State
– Dr. Bunmi Omoseyindemi — Lagos State
– Alhaji Yahaya Bello — Nasarawa State
– Prof. Mohammed Yalwa — Niger State
– Dr. Anugbum Onuoha — Rivers State
– Mr. Abubakar Fawa Dambo — Zamfara State

The president urged the new RECs to abide by the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct in the discharge of their duties, and to work with all stakeholders to ensure credible and peaceful elections in Nigeria.

By Okunade Kehinde 

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