The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has redeployed all its Resident Electoral Commissioners, REC, nationwide as part of plans to ensure the success of the February 2015 general election.
The RECs were informed of their deployment to new stations in a statement dated December 23 with Reference number INEC/SEC/402/Vol.III/ 312 and signed by the INEC Secretary, Augusta Ogakwu.
The Commission requested all the RECs to conclude all handing over formalities latest by Wednesday, December 31st, 2014.
According to details provided by the commission, O.E. Onukaogu has been moved from Abia to Enugu State, while Tukur Sa’ad leaves Adamawa for Bauchi.
Other transfers are: Ahmed Makama, from Bauchi to Taraba State; Mike Igini, from Delta to Edo State; Selina Omagha Oko – Ebonyi to Abia; Edwin Offor Nwatarali – Enugu to Anambra.
Sadiq Abubakar Musa was also moved from Kaduna to Sokoto State; Jibrin Ibrahim Zarewa – Kano to Kebbi; Hussaini Ahmed Mahuta – Katsina to Kaduna and Abubakar Umar Garba Wara – Kebbi to Zamfara.
Others are – Emmanuel Onucheyo – Kogi to Kwara; Rufus O. Akeju – Lagos to Oyo; Abdullahi Umar Danyaya – Niger to Nasarawa; Timothy A. Ibitoye – Osun to Ogun; A.L. Ogunmola – Oyo to Osun; Barito Lenusikpugi Kphagih – Rivers to Bayelsa; Haliru A. Tambuwal – Sokoto to Jigawa; Kassim Gana Geidam – Yobe to Gombe; Ibrahim Bagobiri Marafa -Zamfara to Katsina and Aniedi Ikoiwak- Akwa-Ibom to Delta.
The remaining redeployments as announced by INEC are – Habu Zarma- Gombe to Yobe; Akin Orebiyi- Ogun to Lagos; Hussaini Halilu Pai -FCT to Kogi; Kwanga Godwin Mbatsavbee- Benue to Plateau; Sylvester Okey Ezeani – Anambra to Cross River; Minkaila Abdullahi – Jigawa to Kano; Lawrence Azubuike – Imo to Ebonyi; Sam Olugbadebo Olumekun – Ondo to Ekiti; Istifanus Ishaku Dafwang- Plateau to Benue Gesila Khan – Bayelsa to Rivers; Samuel Madaki – Taraba to Borno; Gabriel Ada – Cross River to Imo; Jacob Shekwonudu Jatau – Nasarawa to FCT; Baba Abba Yusuf- Borno to Adamawa; Segun Agbaje- Ekiti to Ondo; Nasir Ayilara- Kwara to Niger and Austine Okojie – Edo to Akwa-Ibom.
Femi Otedola Reacts To Lekki Tollgate Shooting
Nigerian businessman, Femi Otedola has finally reacted to the shooting that took place at Lekki Tollgate, Lagos on Tuesday.
Information Nigeria recalls men dressed in military wears opened fire on unarmed #EndSARS protesters, who convened at the area.
Otedola took to his Instagram page on Sunday to commiserate with the families of those who lost their lives in the unfortunate incident.
Sharing a photo of the Nigerian flag, he wrote;
“The horrors that have been unfolding in our country have left me filled with sadness. I deeply commiserate with those who have lost their loved ones and as a father, I share the sentiment of my three daughters who protested in Lagos and London. As a young boy of 16, I participated in the ‘Ali Must Go Protest’ of 1978, so I understand the determination of our youths who rightly want our country to be better. We must all do our part to make Nigeria great! I will continue to do my own quota in providing for those who are most in need of support in our country in these tough times .…F.Ote💲”
See his post below:
“Oke Wasn’t Killed By Stray Bullet, He Was Stabbed By Thugs” – Brother Claims
Information Nigeria recalls a graphics designer identified as Oke, was killed hours after tweeting “Nigeria will not kill me” on Wednesday.
It was reported that the young man had passed away after he was hit by a stray bullet.
The deceased’s younger brother, Daniel has come out to clear the air regarding the circumstances leading to his death.
Daniel revealed his brother was stabbed on the neck by thugs who infiltrated and ransacked their home.
In his words;
“Good day, My name is Obi-Enadhuze Daniel younger brother of the now deceased Okechukwu Obi-Enadhuze @O_Okee . I, my brother and mother lived at makinde police barracks, mafoluku, Oshodi, Lagos State.
Today at about 11 o’clock in the morning the police station at makinde was attacked by thugs who wanted to destroy the station, I my mom and brother were holed up in our house.
The attack went on for hours before the thugs eventually breached the police and proceeded to set the station on fire, after accomplishing this they set their sights to the barracks and began the assault, they proceeded to destroy every car in the barracks, my mom’s 2 cars where destroyed and set on fire and then they infiltrated our house by breaking the door they then proceeded to ransack the house and carted away with everything we own.
my brother on trying to get them to take everything but spare us was pushed to my mom’s room and stabbed on the neck, the attacker then proceeded to attack me but missed my neck but got my chin instead, after this my mom and I carried my brothers body to the entrance of the station soliciting for help from the thugs still ravaging the barracks, we were finally able to put him in a wheelbarrow and took him to a hospital where he was rejected because “he was already dead” unfazed we moved him to another hospital where he met the same treatment this was where he bled his last drops of blood and died, his body has now been moved to a morgue
we have lost every single thing we own, as our house was completely ransacked and set on fire the only thing left is my brothers phone and at about 8 o’clock this evening the barracks was still on fire but Okechukwu has paid with the ultimate price
I and my mother are homeless with nothing now but we’re safe for now, we thank everyone that has been able to reach out to us, and were able to share consoling words with us in these trying times, God bless you
While we were holed up in the house the three of us said these words together and we say it again ” THREE OF US ARE HERE, THREE OF US ARE TOGETHER, THREE OF US ARE SAFE”
Let it be known that my brother @O_Okee was NOT killed by a police bullet but died a hero protecting my mother and I.
If you see this please retweet, let the world know how Okechukwu died. He was NOT killed by a police bullet but thugs in his home!”
See his post below:
Youths Burn Down Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)
Lagos youths have set the family house of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on fire.
This was after the Governor said that no nobody was killed during the shooting by soldiers at Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night.
Sanwo-Olu had debunked claims that the soldiers opened fire and killed some peaceful protesters.
Recall that men of the Nigerian Army reportedly opened fire on protesters following the declaration of 24 hours curfew by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwolu.
Bullets fired by security operatives hit some persons and at least two persons have been confirmed killed by the police and many injured
Voices in viral footage blamed the shootings on soldiers.
However, the angry youth attacked several important places such as Nigeria Port Authority, TVC News, and the family house of the Governor where his mother resides.
After Governor @jidesanwoolu said the "soldiers shot in the air to disperse the peaceful protesters." And thar their's no fatalities
Lagos youths set Governor's Mother's House on FIRE!! #PRAYFORNIGERIA#EndSARS #Lekkitollgate #LekkiGenocide #EndPoliceBrutalityinNigeraNOW pic.twitter.com/QaOvSHwXdk
— Nwachukwu John Owen (@johnowen99) October 21, 2020
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