President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Professor Mahmood Yakubu to head the affairs of the Independent National Electoral Commission for a second term.
Professor Yakubu’s nomination was contained in a State house press release signed by Femi Adesina thus;
STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE
PRESIDENT BUHARI NOMINATES PROF YAKUBU AS INEC CHAIRMAN FOR SECOND TERM IN OFFICE
President Muhammadu Buhari has presented the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, for a second term in office.
In a letter to 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), “I am pleased to present for confirmation by the Senate, the nomination of Professor Mahmood Yakubu for appointment as Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for a second and final term.”
Prof Yakubu was first appointed by President Buhari in November 2015.
Special Adviser to the President
(Media and Publicity)
October 27, 2020