Buhari Names New INEC Boss, Appoints 5 Commissioners

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President Muhammadu Buhari on has announced the appointment of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu as the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), even as he also named five new national commissioners for the electoral umpire.

Their appointments were consequently approved on Wednesday at the first Council of State meeting to be presided over by President Buhari.

This development was disclosed to State House correspondents by Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State after the meeting.

The new national commissioners include: Mrs. Amina Zakari (North-West); Dr. Anthonia Okoosi-Simbine, North Central, Alhaji Baba Shettima Arfo (North-East); Dr. Mohammed Mustafa Lecky (South-South) and Mr. Soyebi Adedeji Solomon (South-West).

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The new INEC chairman replaces the acting chairman of the commission, Mrs. Amina Zakari.

 

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