The Senate has confirmed 15 out of the 27 nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari as Resident Electoral Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). 

The confirmation was sequel to the approval of the report of the Senate Commitee on INEC chaired by Senator Suleiman Nazif (APC, Bauchi North).

Those confirmed are Professor Godswill Obioma (Abia), James Apam (Benue), Nkwachukwu Orji (Ebonyi), Illoh Joseph Chuks (Enugu), Nentawe Goshwe Yilwatda (Plateau), Umar Ibrahim (Taraba), Emeka Ononamadu Joseph (Imo), Ibrahim Abdullahi (Adamawa), Obo Effanga (Cross River), Francis Ezeonu (Anambra) and Briyai Frankland (Baylesa).

Others are; Agboke Mutiu Olaleke (Ogun), Hussaini Halilu Pai (FCT),  Ahmad Makama (Bauchi) and Sadiq Abubakar Musa (Kaduna).
 
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