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Pres. Buhari nominates INEC Chairman for 2nd term

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

According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina, in a letter to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, the President said in accordance with the provision of Section 154 (1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended), he was  pleased to present for confirmation by the Senate, the nomination of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu for appointment as Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for a second and final term.

The statement explained that Prof. Yakubu was first appointed by President Buhari in November 2015.

Bello Wakili

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