Prof. Mahamud Yakubu Appointed As INEC Chairman

Following the retirement of Prof. Attahiru Jega in July, a new chairman has been appointed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Prof. Mahmud Yakubu as the new INEC Chairman.

The Council of states confirmed his appointment today as well as the appointment of five national commissioners for INEC.

Prof. Mahmud Yakubu is a professor of history and international relations and served as Executive secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund before his recent appointment.

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