The Bayelsa State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr. Cyril Omoregbe has been redeployed to Cross River State, GRASSROOT REPORTERS has learnt.

Dr. Omoregbe takes over from Dr Emannuel Alex Hart who has been redeployed to Bayelsa State.

 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee of INEC, Barr. Festus Okoye announced this in a statement issued Sunday in Abuja, where he also announced the redeployment of four other RECS and four directors of the commission. 

In the new postings, the REC, Osun State, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, has been redeployed to Ogun State, while his counterpart in Ogun State, Prof. AbdulGaniy Olayinka Raji, will take charge as REC, Osun State.


“The REC, Zamfara State, Dr Asmau Sani Maikudi, has also been redeployed to Kaduna State.

“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 his 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 should be completed by Monday 13th September 2021. The redeployments are part of the Commission’s routine administrative postings”, the statement added.


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