Buhari awaits Senate confirmation for 27 INEC REC nominees

Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki, read a letter from Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, Thursday, pertaining to the legislative approval of 27 persons nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari for the offices of Resident Electoral Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Osinbajo sent the nomination list to the Senate in February while President Buhari was on medical leave in the United Kingdom.

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