Buhari reappoints Mahmood Yakubu As INEC Chairman For Another Five-Year Term


In a letter to President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, the President Buhari stated that in accordance with the provision of Section 154 (1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended), “I am pleased to present for confirmation by the Senate, the nomination of Professor Mahmood Yakubu for appointment as Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for a second and final term.”

Prof Yakubu was first appointed by President Buhari in November 2015.


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