INEC changes RECs in Ogun, Osun, Bayelsa, C’River




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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the redeployment of five Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC) and four Directors.


the new postings, a statement by National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, said:”The REC, Osun State, Mr. Olusegun Agbaje, has been redeployed to Ogun State.

“At the same time, counterpart Ogun State, Prof. AbdulGaniy Olayinka Raji, will take charge as REC, Osun State.

the same vein, the REC, Bayelsa State, Dr Cyril Omorogbe, will take up new role as the REC for Cross River State.

“While Dr Emannuel Alex Hart proceeds to Bayelsa State as the REC from former office Cross River State. The REC, Zamfara State, Dr Asmau Sani Maikudi, has also been redeployed to Kaduna State”.


It added: “Similarly, the Director (Voter Education and Publicity), Mr. Nick Dazang, has proceeded on terminal leave. Consequently, Mr. Victor Ayodele Aluko has been reassigned from Director (Administration) to Voter Education and Publicity as Director, while Mr. Mikah Thabbal Lakumna is redeployed to Administration from erstwhile position as Director (Security).


“Mr. Nduh Lebari Samson moves from the office of the Secretary to the Commission to Director (Security). Mr. Yakubu Mohammed Duku, Director in the Electoral Operations Department, proceeds to Niger State as the substantive Administrative Secretary.

“The handing/taking over activities be completed by Monday 13th 2021. The redeployments are part of the Commission’s routine administrative postings”.

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