Council of State approves appointment of Police IG, RECs

FROM LEFT:  Former Head of Interim National Government, Chief Ernerst Shionekan;  Former Head of State, Gen Abdulsalami Abubarka; Former President Goodluck Jonathan; Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Lawal Uwais; Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Alpha Belgore and Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Idris Kutigi during  Council of State Meeting at the Presidential Villa Abuja on Wednesday (7/9/16)
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FROM LEFT: Former Head of Interim National Government, Chief Ernerst Shionekan; Former Head of State, Gen Abdulsalami Abubarka; Former President Goodluck Jonathan; Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Lawal Uwais; Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Alpha Belgore and Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Idris Kutigi during Council of State Meeting at the Presidential Villa Abuja on Wednesday (7/9/16) Photo by CAPTUREWELL IMAGE

The Council of State has approved the appointment of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.
The council met at the presidential villa, Abuja, on Wednesday.

It also approved the appointment of six Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and five commissioners for the National Population Commission.

FILE PHOTO: President Muhammadu Buhari (L) in a handshake with the new Acting IGP, IBRAHIM IDRIS, during a visit to the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday (21/6/16) 4523/21/6/2016/ICE/HB/NAN
FILE PHOTO: President Muhammadu Buhari (L) in a handshake with the new Acting IGP, IBRAHIM
IDRIS, during a visit to the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday (21/6/16) 4523/21/6/2016/ICE/HB/NAN

Chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, the council also received briefing on the state of the economy and efforts by the government to revamp it.

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  • DC

    Just look at all of them? Old useless men who destroyed
    Nigeria and they are all richer than their lifetime earnings. Crooks. They all
    appear as they are dying. Why won’t Nigeria be sick? These old men who had no
    vision (apart from Jonathan) will have no space in governance in a civilized
    word but over 93% of them (Except again, Jonathan) are useless military men who
    altered the destiny and fortunes of Nigeria for worse. Nigeria will be better off with these men gone. What a celebration it will be!

    • Simon Templar

      Unfortunately, the scoundrel Jonathan received more funds than all of them combined, but did not initiate and commission a single major project after receiving 51 trillion Naira.

  • Ogom

    It would be nice to know why OBJ didn’t attend?

  • Otile

    What is Dumbo Joe doing in the midst of the murderous gang? President Shagari is the only respectable statesman among in that group. Today I am mad at the buffoon called Dumbo Joe. I am mad that he is in
    Abuja getting drunk with the Fulani murders who tortured Thomas Osen
    Ekpemupolo to death. Today, while those of us in SS SE are mourning the death
    of this innocent man, Dumbo is drinking alcohol with the murders. May
    Beelzebub paralyze all of them at that table in Abuja. What they are
    doing to us this day is like dancing and pissing at the graveside of
    their enemy. Dumbo Joe has no business rejoicing and tossing champagne with them.