– Joe Biden, US President
Upwards of ninety election defaulters and their spouses, children and relatives may face visa ban by the United States Government if the recommendation to that effect scales through.
Included in the list are the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Barrister Festus Okoye, and the Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike.
Others are the popular Lagos State Parks Management Committee Chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya, also known as MC Oluomo, Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma, and INEC ICT Director, Engr. Paul Omokore.
The rest are INEC National Commissioners, State Resident Electoral Commissioners, Electoral Returning Officers, et al.
The long list obtained by News Band is as follows:
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.
Mr. Sam. Olugbadebo Olumekun
Prof. Rhoda Gumus
Major General A. B Alkali (retd)
Ukeagu Kenneth Nnamdi
Mohammed Kudu Haruna
Mrs. May Agbamuche-Mbu
Barr Festus Okoye
Dr. Baba Bila
Prof. Abdullahi Abdu Zuru
Prof. Sani Muhammad Adam SAN
Prof. Muhammad Sani Kallah
Prof. Kunle Cornelius Ajayi.
State Resident Electoral Commissioners
Abia State: Prof Uzochukwu I. Chijioke
Adamawa State: Barr. Nuhu Yunusa
Akwa Ibom State: Cyril Omorogbe
Anambra State: Mrs. Queen Elizabeth Agu.
Bauchi State: Mohammed Bulama Nura.
Bayelsa: Mr. Emmanuel Hart.
Benue State: Prof. Samuel G. Egwu.
Borno State: Mohammed Magaji Ibrahim.
Cross River State: Dr. Alalibo Sinikiem.
Delta State: Rev Monday Udoh Tom.
Ebonyi State: Onyeka Pauline Ugochi.
Edo State: Obo O. Effanga.
Ekiti State: Prof. Ayobami Salami.
Enugu State: Dr. Chukwuemeka J. Chukwu
Fct State: Yahaya Bello.
Gombe State: Umar Ibrahim.
Imo State: Prof. Sylvia Uchenna Agu.
Jigawa State: Prof. Muhammad L. Bashar.
Kaduna State: Dr. Mahmuda Isah.
Kano State: Amb. Abdu Abdussamadu Zango.
Katsina State: Prof. Yahaya Makarfi Ibrahim.
Kebbi State: Barr. Ahmad Bello Mahmud.
Kogi State: Professor James Iorliam Apam.
Kwara State: Mal. Garba A. Madami.
Lagos State: Mr. Olusegun Agbaje.
Nasarawa State: Dr. Uthman A. Ajidagba.
Niger State: Ahmed Yushau Garki.
Ogun State: Niyi Ijalaye.
Osun State: Dr. Agboke Mutiu Olaleke.
Ondo State: Mr. Oyekola Oyelami.
Oyo State: Dr. Mutiu Agboke.
Plateau State: Dr. Agundu Oliver Tersoo.
River State: Obo Effanga.
Sokoto State: Dr. Nura Ali.
Taraba State: Alh. Umar Mukhtar Gajiram.
Yobe State: Ibrahim Abdullahi.
Zamfara State: Prof. Saidu Ahmad Babura.
Electoral Returning Officers in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)
Abia: Professor Nnenna Otti, Federal University of Technology (FUTO) Owerri.
Adamawa: Professor Muhammad Laminu Mele.
Akwa Ibom: Professor Emmanuel Adigio Vice- Chancellor Nigeria Maritime University.
Anambra: Professor Abel Ezeoha Deputy Vice-Chancellor Alex Ekwueme University Abakaliki.
Bauchi: Professor Abdulkarim Mohammed Vice-Chancellor Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State.
Bayelsa: Professor Lilian Salami Vice-Chancellor University Of Benin.
Benue: Professor Faruk Adamu Kuta Vice-Chancellor Federal University Of Technology Minna, Niger State.
Borno: Professor Jude Rabo Vice-Chancellor Federal University Wukari.
Cross River: Professor Akpofure Rim-Rukeh Vice-Chancellor Federal University Of Petroleum Resources Effurun.
Delta: Professor Owuneri Abraham Georgewill Vice-Chancellor University Of Porth Harcourt.
Ebonyi: Professor Charles Arinze Igwe Vice-Chancellor University Of Nigeria Nsukka.
Edo: Professor Nyaudoh Ndaeyo Vice-Chancellor University Of Uyo Akwa Ibom.
Ekiti: Professor Akeem Lasisi Vice-Chancellor Federal University Of Health Sciences, Ila-Orangun.
Enugu: Professor Maduebibisi Ofo Iwe Vice-Chancellor Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike.
Gombe: Professor Maimuna Waziri Vice-Chancellor Federal University, Gashua.
Imo: Professor Charles Esimone Vice Chancellor Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka.
Jigawa: Professor Arma-Ya’u Hamisu Bichi Federal University Dutsinma, Katsina State.
Kaduna: Professor Saleh Ado Ahmadu Bello University (Abu), Zaria.
Kano: Professor Sulieman Bilbis Othman Danfodio University Sokoto State.
Katsina: Professor Mu’azu Abubakar Gusau Vice- Chancellor Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State.
Kebbi: Professor Usman Saidu.
Kogi: Professor Wahab Egbenwole Vice- Chancellor University Of Ilorin.
Kwara: Professor Paul Annune Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi (Formerly Federal University Of Agriculture).
Lagos: Professor Adenike Oladiji Vice-Chancellor Federal University Of Technology Akure.
Nasarawa: Professor Ishaya Tanko Vice-Chancellor University Of Jos.
Niger: Professor Clement Allawa Deputy Vice- Chancellor, Administration University Of Abuja.
Ogun: Professor Kayode Adebowale Vice- Chancellor University Of Ibadan.
Ondo: Professor Abayomi Fashina Vice-Chancellor Federal University Oye-Ekiti.
Osun: Professor Tolulope Ogunsola Vice-Chancellor University Of Lagos.
Oyo: Professor Olusola Kehinde Vice-Chancellor Federal University Of Agriculture Abeokuta.
Plateau: Professor Shehu Abdulrahman Federal University, Lafia.
Rivers: Professor Williams Addias Vice-Chancellor Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State.
Sokoto: Professor Muhammadu Kabir Bala Vice-Chancellor Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
Taraba: Professor Mohammad Ahmad Abdullaziz Vice-Chancellor Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi (ATBU).
Yobe: Professor Umaru Pate Vice-Chancellor Federal University Kashere. Gombe State.
Zamfara: Professor Kashim Shehu
FCT: Professor Olayemi Akinwumi Vice-Chancellor Federal University Lokoja.
Others who defaulted during the election are:
Governor of Rivers State: Nyesom Ezenwo Wike.
Governor of Imo State: Senator Hope Uzodinma.
INEC ICT Director: Engr. Paul Omokore.
Lagos State Parks Management Committee Chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya, (aka MC Oluomo).