Senate confirms Udo Tom as Resident Electoral Commissioner


The Senate has confirmed appointment of Monday Udo Tom from Akwa Ibom State as Resident Electoral Commissioner.

This followed presentation of report by the Chairman Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Sen. Suleiman Nazif, at the plenary.

The Senate also confirmed Engr. Chidi Izuwah as the Director-General of Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission.

In his remarks, the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, congratulated Udo Tom on the confirmation.

He said with the confirmation, INEC was fully constituted to carry out its mandate in the forthcoming elections.

Ekweremadu also congratulated Izuwah and urged him to find lasting solution to the problem of infrastructure deficit in the country.