Senate on Wednesday confirmed nine nominees to serve as Resident Electoral Commissioners after a report was submitted by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Senator Suleiman Nazif at the plenary.
The confirmation followed the successful screening of individual nominee at the Committee level.
Those confirmed are:
1. Baba Abba Yusuf, Borno
2. Mr. Segun Agbaje, Ekiti
3. Elder Monday Udom Tom, Akwa Ibom
4. Eric Olawale, Osun
5. Dr. Uthman Abdulrahman, Kwara
6. Dr. Cyril Omorogbe, Edo
7. Yahaya Bello, Nasarawa
8. Dr. Emmanuel Alex Hart, Rivers
9. Mohammed Magaji Ibrahim, Gombe
In his remarks, Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki sustained the Committee reports, while thanking the Committee for the detailed screening of nominees.