Saturday, November 28, 2020

Buhari reappoints Mahmood Yakubu As INEC Chairman

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President Muhammadu Buhari has presented the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, for a second term in office.

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina said it is in accordance with the provision of Section 154 (1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended)

He said the President had presented Yakubu for confirmation by the Senate.

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