Buhari swears-in INEC commissioner

Buhari swears-in INEC commissioner

President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn-in former inspector-general of police, Musiliu Smith, as the new chairman of the Police Service Commission

Mr. Smith is to succeed former inspector-general of police, Mike Okiro who served out his tenure recently.

The ceremony took place before the commencement of  Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council meeting, presided over by President Buhari. 

Also sworn in were Clara Ogunbiyi (full-time commissioner) from the north-east, representing the judicial community; retired AIG Lawal Bawa (full-time commissioner) from north-west, representing the Police community; Mohammed Najatu (member) from the north-west, representing women on the commission, Braimoh Adogame Austin, (member) from the South-South, representing the media community, Rommy Mom (member) from North Central, representing human rights and Dr. Nkemka Jombo-Ofo (member) from South East, representing organized. 

Correspondent Nnabuchi okey Nnabuchi reports that President Buhari also swore in, a former Human Rights activist, Festus Okoye, as a National Electoral Commissioner, in the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), representing South East.

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