The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has appointed some National Commissioners and Resident Electoral Commissioners to replace the outgoing ones.
This was stated in a letter sent by the President and read by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, during plenary on Tuesday.
As contained in the letter, the nominees include Malam Mohammed Haruna from Niger State as the North Central – National Commissioner.
Other names include Mrs May Agbamuche Mbu, Delta State, National Commissioner; and Okeagu Kenneth Nnamdi, Abia State, South East National Commissioner,
Also appointed by the president were, Maj. Gen. A.B. Alkali (retd.) – Adamawa State, North East, National Commissioner; Prof. Rada H. Gumus, Bayelsa State, South-South, National Commissioner; Mr Sam Olumeku, Ondo State, South West, National Commissioner; and Olaniyi Olaleye Ijalaye, Ondo State, South West (Resident Electoral Commissioner.)
Also, the president nominated commissioners for the National Population Commission.
They are, Mr Benedict Opong, Mrs Gloria Izofor, Barr. Mrs Patricia O. Iyayan Kuchi, Dr Bala Haliru, and Dr Iyatayo Oyetunbi,