Osinbajo Appoints INEC Commissioners

By Ikenga Chronicles June 29, 2017

Osinbajo Appoints INEC Commissioners

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of Resident Electoral Commissioners for the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC).

According to the Director (Press) Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Bolaji Adebiyi, in a statement, the  appointees have been confirmed by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and therefore the appointments are with immediate effect.

The commissioners are Professor Godwill Obioma (Abia), James Lorliam Apam (Benue), Dr. Nwachukwu Orji  (Ebonyi), Dr. Iloh Joseph Valentine Chuks (Enugu)   Dr. Nentawe Goshwe Yilwatda (Plateau), Umar Ibrahim (Taraba),  Mr. Emeka Ononamadu Joseph  (Imo) and Obo O. Effanga  (Cross River).

Others are Prof. Francis Chukwuemeka Ezeonu (Anambra), Dr. Briyai O. Frankland (Bayelsa), Ibrahim Abdullahi, (Adamawa), Agboke Mutiu Olaleke (Ogun) and Hussaini Halilu Pai  (FCT).

All the commissioners are newly appointed with exception of Alhaji Ahmad Makama (Bauchi), who was reappointed.