Next Election: Presidential and National Assembly 25th February 2023

Administrative Secretaries
JAMEEL JIBREEN ELYAQUB

JAMEEL JIBREEN ELYAQUB

EHUSSAINI KADLANA SULE

HUSSAINI KADLANA SULE  

BARR. THOMAS ONGELE,

NAME: BARR. THOMAS ONGELE,

 

DESIGNATION: ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY (AS)

 

STATE OFFICE: IMO STATE.  

 

D.O.B: August 8, 1963

 

SEX: MALE.

 

ABOUT ME:  Barr. Thomas Ongele , who hails from Ikwuato Idembia, Ebonyi State, was born on August 8, 1963. He attended Central School, Idembia; St. Aidan’s Secondary School, Umuezeoka; University of Calabar, Calabar; University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus and the Nigeria Law School, Agbani Campus respectively from where he obtained a First School Leaving Certificate; West Africa School Certificate; BA Hons., History; LLB Hons., Law/ Barrister at Law respectively.

Barr. Ongele’s career started with serving Nigeria in the capacity of a Youth Corper in 1985 to 1986. He joined the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in 1988; the Commission was then called National Electoral Commission (NEC), he has risen through the ranks and served in various capacities till his current status of Director (Since 1st January, 2015) and Administrative Secretary, INEC, Imo State.

Barr. Ongele has over his years in service, conducted various elections; attended various seminars and workshops and obtained numerous Certificates of Participation.

 

He is married with children.

 

ALH. IBRAHIM IBN IDRIS JP, MNES.

NAME. ALH. IBRAHIM IBN IDRIS JP, MNES.

 

DESIGNATION: ADMINSTRATIVE SECETARY (AS).

 

STATE OFFICE: JIGAWA STATE

 

D.O.B: 10 August, 1970

 

SEX: MALE

 

Alh. Ibrahim Ibn Idris is an environmentalist and Administrator. He obtained his masters in environmental management (mem) in 2010 b.u.k, got a postgraduate diploma in 2001 b.u.k and Bachelor of Science b.u.k 2000, ordinary national diploma in 1991 rampoly Maiduguri.

Ahj. Ibrahim served as maintenance officer in Borno and Yobe Governor’s office, He was the Administrative Secretary INEC Jigawa State during which he received honors in Justice of Peace (JP) in 2017 by United Nation Information Unit, and Member Environmental Society of Nigeria, Chairman Electoral Committee NAGS B.U.K Chapter (1999), Secretary General NUYOSS (1996 – 1998), Member Auditing Book Launched by Prof. Dandago. (1999), 1ST Chief of Staff B.U.K S.U.G (1999), Patron to many schools within & outside Nigeria.

He attends Several conference/seminars but National & InternationaL.

Alh. Ibrahim travel extensively through Europe, Asia and African CountriesHe publication Thesis for Masters, B SC, Diploma et

JULIU I. YAGBA

JULIU I. YAGBA

VEN STEPHEN AKINROPO OJEDWANDE

VEN STEPHEN AKINROPO OJEDWANDE

 

ALANI ABDULSALAM ODUNTAN

ALANI ABDULSALAM ODUNTAN

ALHAJI BIODUN ONIKATE-AMOSU

ALHAJI BIODUN ONIKATE-AMOSU

 

BARRISTER MRS. CAROLINE OKPE

 

NAME: BARRISTER MRS. CAROLINE OKPE

 

DESIGNATION: ADMISTRATIVE SECETARY (AS).

 

STATE OFFICE: PLATEAU STATE

 

D.O.B: 22nd june,1964

 

SEX: FEMALE

 

ABOUT ME: Barrister Mrs. Caroline Okpe attended- university of Lagos. Nigerian law school. Qualification- llb, bl. She hold the Positions of  head of department Benue, Ondo,

Nasarawa and plateau states, Acting administrative secretary, Nasarawa state.

 

Her hobbies are reading and writing.

RICHTER ALABRABA

NAME: RICHTER ALABRABA

 

DESIGNATION: ADMINSTRATIVE SECETARY (AS).

 

STATE OFFICE: RIVERS STATE

 

D.O.B: 10th February 1964

 

SEX: MALE

 

ABOUT ME: He obtained his first degree in B.A in History from the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State 1990.

Mr. Alabraba started his career on 22nd June, 1992 in INEC as an Assistant Electoral Officer Brass LGA of the then Rivers State and present Bayelsa State. He is currently a Deputy Director/Administrative Secretary, INEC Rivers State.

Prior to his appointment as the Administrative Secretary INEC, Rivers State, he served as the Administrative Secretary, INEC Delta State. He served as Electoral Officer in the following Local Government Areas/States: Orumba South & Anambra East LGAs in Anambra State; Essien Ubim, Nsit Udim & Ukanafun LGAs in Akwa-Ibom State; Isikwuato, Umunneochi, Obingwa & Isiala Ngwa LGAs in Abia State; Southern Ijaw, Sagbama & Brass LGAs in Bayelsa State. He also served as the Public Affairs Officer in Bayelsa State, HOD General Administration & Procurement in Abia State and Assistant Director, Employment Relations at the Headquarters, Abuja.

His hobbies include reading crime novel, swimming, table tennis and travelling etc.

 

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administrations and a member, Historical Society of Nigeria

 

He also had a Distinguished Service Merit Award in 2001 from The Institute of Corporate Administrations.

 

 

 

HAUWA ALIYU KANGIWA

HAUWA ALIYU KANGIWA

UMAR MUKHTAR GAJIRAM

UMAR MUKHTAR GAJIRAM

ABATCHA BUKAR

ABATCHA BUKAR

ALH. SHEHU ABDULWAHAB

ALH. SHEHU ABDULWAHAB

Name: Muhammed Sani Muhammed

Date of Birth: 15th December, 1962

Nationality: Nigerian

State of Origin: Jigawa

Marital Status: Married

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bayero University Kano B.A (ed) History (1987),
  • Masters Development Studies (2008)
Name: Yunusa Jika Kura

1) Date of Birth – 17th April, 1960

2) Nationality – Nigerian

3) State of Origin – Kano

4) Marital Status – Married

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

i)BAYERO UNIVERSITY KANO -B.Sc. POL. SCIENCE 2ND CLASS UPPER (1983)

ii)BAYERO UNIVERSITY KANO -MASTER IN PUBLIC POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION (2014)

iii)GOVERNMENT COLLEGE KANO (RUMFA COLLEGE) 1973-1977

iv)KURA CENTRAL PRIMARY SCHOOL 1966 – 1972

v)MASTER GRADE II – MINISTRY OF EDUCATION KANO STATE 1984 – 1988

APPOINTMENTS

i) SENIOR PERSONNEL OFFICER NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (NEC) 1988 – 1990

ii) ON CAREER PROGRESSION SINCE THEN UP SUBSTANTIVE DIRECTOR GL 17 IN JANUARY, 2015

iii) APPOINTED AS ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY KATSINA STATE MARCH,2015.

Name: Mr. S. O Opaleke

Date of birth: 29th November 1958

Nationality: Nigerian

State of origin: Kwara state

Marital status: Married

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • A) P.G.D.E @ Ahmadu Bello University Zaria 1987 – 1988
  • B) B.Sc. International Studies @ Ahmadu Bello University Zaria 1980 – 1983
  • C) WASC @ Offa Gramms/Baptist Bramms, Igbaja 1973 – 1978
  • D) Cambridge G.C.E ‘A’ level papers @ Kwara State College of Tech. (School of Basic Sciences, Ilorin) 1978 -1980
  • E) St. Georges Anglican L.E.A (now Jafaru LGEA School Zaria) 1966 – 1972

APPOINTMENTS

  • A) Kwara state schools management board 1985 – 1992
  • B) Assistant electoral officer @ inec kwara 1992 – 1998
  • C) Electoral officer @inec kwara and niger states 1998 – 2009
  • D) Hod public affair inec niger state 2009 – 2010
  • E) Head of training inec niger state 2010 – 2011
  • F) Hod, electoral operations inec niger state 2011 – 2015
  • G) Hod, electoral operations inec nasarawa state 2015 – 2017
  • H) Ag. Administrative secretary, inec nasarawa state september 2017 to date
  • I) Professional member institute of industrialists and corporate administrators (i.i.ca)
Name: Abdu Adamu Gujungu

Abdu Adamu Gujungu, the Administrative Secretary, INEC Zamfara State was born on the 2nd January, 1960 in Gujungu, Taura Local Government Area, Jigawa state. He is married and blessed with children.

He attended Gujungu Special Primary School from 1968 to 1974, then proceeded to Hadejia Teachers College from 1974 to 1979; thereafter, he proceeded to Gumel Advanced Teachers College, now Jigawa State College of Education from 1980 to 1983; thereafter, he proceeded to Bayero University Kano from 1986 to 1989, where he obtained his BA (Ed) degree certificate. He has also obtained Diploma in Information Technology on 19th December, 2012.

In 1983 to 1984 he attended his NYSC Programme at Government Day Secondary School Kagarko, Kaduna State. He taught briefly at Garki Special Primary School in Jigawa State from 1979 to 1980, Government Junior Secondary School Gagarawa also in Jigawa State from 1984 to 1986 where he attained the Senior Master of the School. He also taught at Lautai Science Secondary School Gumel from 1989 to 1990.

He joined the Commission on 20th October, 1990 as Senior Personnel Officer posted to Kabo Local Government Area of Kano State; later appointed as Electoral Officer in the same LGA from 1993 to 1995; then Electoral Officer Garki LGA, Kaugama LGA, Kiri Kasamma LGA, Malam Madori LGA, Sule Tankarkar LGA, Kiyawa LGA and Ringim LGA all in Jigawa State from 1995 to 2004; Electoral Officer Shelleng LGA Adamawa State from 2004 to 2006. Head of Department Technical Services INEC Adamawa State 2006 to 2009, Electoral Officer Wudil LGA Kano State from 2009 to 2010, Head of Department Technical Services 2010 to 2013 INEC Kano State, Head of Department Voter Education and Publicity, Gender & CSO liaison, Kaduna State from 2013 to 2015. He was appointed as Administrative Secretary from 2015 to date. He is a Substantive Director on GL 17 with effect from January 1, 2016.

He attended many Workshops on Capacity Building which include Election Administration, Strategic Communication Skills, Alternative Dispute Resolution etc organized by INEC IFES and UNDP.

His Interest/Activities include football, travelling and Reading.

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