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INEC gets new Chairman, Prof. Mahmud Yakub
INEC: A new chairman comes on board

INEC gets new Chairman, Prof. Mahmud Yakub

Professor Mahmud Yakubu has been appointed Chairman of the Independent national Electoral Commission (INEC).His appointment was approved by the Council of State which met Wednesday in Abuja.

Sokoko State Governor Aminu Tambuwal, who briefed State House correspondents after the meeting, said the appointment of the new INEC boss was in line with relevant provisions of the 1999 Constitution and in consultation with the Council of State.

He said the Acting chairman of the Commission, Amina Zakari, is now the INEC Commissioner representing the North-West.

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