New INEC Chairman Professor Mahmud Yakubu and 5 new commissioners were sworn in this
Pre. Buhari, VP. Osinbajo, Saraki at the swearing-in ceremony of new INEC chairman and commissioners (photos)
President Buhari this morning performed the swearing-in ceremony of the new INEC Chairman Professor Mahmud Yakubu as well as five INEC Commissioners namely Antonla Taiye Okoosi Simbine for North-central, Alhaji Baba Shettima Arfo for North-east, Mohammed Mustafa Lecky for South-south, Amina Zakari for North East and Soyebi Adedeji Solomon for South-west. See more photos
Report gathered that the senate has confirmed the appointment of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu as Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman and successor of Prof Attahiru Jega after he was screened in the upper chambers.
Yakubu who answered all questions posed at him, stated that, he would not be intimidated in the discharge of his activities as INEC chairman.
Asked if he can withstand any pressure, intimidation to announce the winner of the election even if it does not favour of the Federal […]
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the appointment of Amina Bala Zakari as the Acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Mrs Zakari was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, following the exit of former Chairman, Attahiru Jega.
The PDP however stated that the new Chairman’s appointment is unacceptable because she “is too close to the Presidency.”
The party’s opinion was disclosed on Wednesday, July 1, by National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh during a press conference […]