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INEC: Mahmood Yakubu to be screened for 2nd term

Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Mahmood Yakubu is to appear before the Senate committee on INEC on Thursday November 26 for Screening as Chairman of the Commission for another five year term in office.

Chairman of the Committee, Senator Kabiru Gaya representing Kano South, stated this after the submission of the report for 2021 budget estimates of the commission to the Senate Committee on Appropriation.

Senator Gaya said since the committee was given till Tuesday next week to submit the report on the screening of the re-appointed INEC Chairman and nomination of Professor Abdullahi Abdu Zuru from Kebbi State as National Commissioner, the exercise shall be expeditiously carried out.

While submitting the report on the 2021 budget proposals for the commission to the Appropriation Committee, Senator Gaya informed the Committee that N550million  was added to the proposals submitted to address acute housing and office accommodation challenge facing the commission .

Amaka Ene

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