Buhari nominates 28 RECs, sends names to Senate for confirmation


President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the names of 28 nominees to the senate for confirmation as Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The request was contained in ‎letter dated February 27 which was read by Bukola Saraki, senate president, in plenary on Thursday.

The letter was sent to the upper legislative chamber by Yemi Osinbajo who was at the time the Acting President.

Some of the RECs‎ were renominated by Buhari following the expiration of their tenure.


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