JUST IN: Senate Confirms Yakubu For Second Term As INEC Chairman

JUST IN: Senate Confirms Yakubu For Second Term As INEC Chairman

By Wires Editor | The Trent on December 1, 2020
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Mahmood Yakubu, Biodun Ogunyemi, Festus Okoye, INEC
INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu

The Senate on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, confirmed the appointment of Mahmood Yakubu, as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for the second term of five years.

Recall that the Senate had received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari to confirm the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, for a second and final term in office.

Following the request, the Senate Committee on INEC, led by Senator Kabiru Gaya, made the confirmation at plenary on Tuesday.

Senators who spoke before his confirmation also described him as highly qualified for the job.

Source: Daily Post

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