Buhari Seeks Confirmation Of Okoye As INEC Commissioner
President Muhammadu Buhari has sought the approval of Senate to confirm the appointment of Barrister Festus Okoye as the Independent National Electoral Commission [INEC] National Commissioner representing South East Geo-Political zone.
Buhari in a letter dated April 1, 2018 asked the Senate to expeditious consideration to nominee.
” In accordance with the provision of section 154(1) of the 1999 constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended), I write to forward to the Distinguished Senate, the name of Barr. Festus Okoye for confirmation as the National Commissioner representing South East Geo-Political Zone.
“While hoping that this request will receive the usual expeditious consideration of the Senate, please accept, Mr. Senate President, the assurance of my highest regards. “