Just In: Senate screens Prof Sani Kallah from Katsina as INEC Commissioner
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday, asked the Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission to screen for confirmation, the appointments of Prof Mohammed Sani Kallah and five others as INEC commissioners.
Katsina Post learnt that Professor Muhammad Sani Kalla hailed from Zangon Daura, Katsina State and he is the Chairman of a socio-economic forum of the people of Daura Emirate, Daura Forum.
The development came eight months after the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), sent the list of the nominees to the Senate for screening.
Other names on the list are, Lauretta Onochie (Delta); Prof. Kunle Ajayi (Ekiti); Saidu Ahmad (Jigawa); Prof Sani Adam (North- Central); and Dr Baba Bila (North-East).
The Senate INEC panel, which has Senator Kabiru Gaya as Chairman, has four weeks to conclude the screening and report back to the red chamber at plenary.