Buhari names Prof. Yakubu for Another Term as INEC Boss

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

A statement released by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina said the President through a letter to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan explained that his decision is in accordance with the provision of Section 154 (1) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended.

The President was quoted as stating, “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.

 

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