New INEC commissioners sworn-in by President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn three new National Commissioners into the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The ceremony was performed briefly before the commencement of the week’s virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
Those sworn-in include Dr Baba Bila representing the North-East zone, Professor Sani Adam, North-Central and Professor Abdullahi Abdu, representing North-West.
Buhari is currently presiding over the week’s virtual FEC meeting in the conference room of the First Lady’s office at the Presidential Villa.
The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, are among those physically attending the meeting.
Also present are the Ministers of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami; and Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu.
Others include Ministers of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed; Works and Housing, Babtunde Fashola (SAN) and Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbeshola.
The Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan and other Ministers are attending virtually from their various offices in Abuja.