The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has constituted an eight -man Committee on the Review of Electoral Constituencies in Nigeria, as well as four (4) other key Committees to assist the Commission in its quest to improve on the electoral process.
 
In a letter signed by the Acting Secretary to the Commission, Musa H. Adamu, dated 16thJanuary, 2017, the Commission, also set up an eight-man Committee on the Review of Polling Units and Registration Areas; a six-man Committee on Review of the Suppressed Constituencies; a seven-man Committee on the Review of GIS Laboratory; and a ten-man Committee on the Review of Diaspora or Out-of-Country Voting (OCV).
 
The Committees were constituted with different terms of reference and are expected to submit their reports to the Commission within six (6) weeks with periodic reports at intervals.
 
The members of the Committee on Review of Electoral Constituencies are:
 
S/No
Name
Department
Rank
Position
1
Amina B. Zakari
 
National Commissioner
Chairman
2
AVM. T. Muazu
 
National Commissioner
Member
3
Kayode O. Oladimeji
EOps
Director
Member
4
Osarobo O.Osarobo
EOps
DD (Delimitation)
Member
5
Maryam Musa
Legal Services
D(LSD)
Member
6
John Egharebva
EOps
AD(EOps)
Member
7
Abdulhadi Lawal
EOps
AS (Delimitation)
Secretary
8
Muyiwa Oshundele
ICT
 
Secretariat
 
Terms of reference:
(i)       Review the status of the Commission’s past and recent attempts at delimitation of constituencies and make recommendations on the way forward.
(ii)      Review and advice on INEC collaboration/MoU’s with National Population Commission, National Space Research and Development Agency, National Broadcasting Commission, Office of The Surveyor General of the Federation, National Boundary Commission, Nigerian Postal Service and any other relevant government agency.
(iii)    Review existing delimitation guidelines and develop new guidelines for delimitation/delineation of the federal constituencies to meet the demand of the current state of the Nation.  
 
The members of the Committee on the Review of Polling Units and Registration Areas are:
 
S/No
Name
Department
Rank
Position
1
Prof. Okey Ibeanu
 
National Commissioner
Chairman
2
Tanimu Inuwa
Legal Services
DD (Legal)
Member
3
Kingsley Onyeri
EOps
DD (Logistics)
Member
4
Bayode Lawrence
ICT
AD (ICT)
Member
5
Tambaya Abdul
EOps
AD (EOps)
Member
6
Ushie Godwin
EOps
ACAO (EOps)
Secretary
7
Seun Ogundeji
EOps
SAO (EOps)
Secretariat
8
Tolutope Oje
EOps
AO II (EOps)
Secretariat
 
Terms of Reference:
i.               Consider the current status of Polling Units and Registration Areas nationwide.
ii.             Propose a framework and criteria for review.
iii.            Recommend a plan of action for Commission’s approval.
 
The members of the Committee on the Review of Suppressed Constituencies are:
 
S/No
Name
Department
Rank
Position
1
Prince Adedeji S. Soyebi
 
National Commissioner
Chairman
2
Mallam Mohammed Haruna
 
National Commissioner
Member
3
Tambaya Abdul
EOps
AD(EOps)
Member
4
Nnamdi Nweze
Legal
AD(Legal)
Member
5
Ewa Valentine
EOps
SAO
Secretary
6
Sanusi Ibrahim
EOps
AO I (EOps)
Secretariat
 

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