Yakubu bows out as Mu’azu becomes acting INEC chairman

Yakubu bows out as Mu’azu becomes acting INEC chairman

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), has named Ahmed Mu’azu, a retired air vice marshal, as its acting chairperson.

The outgoing INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, made the announcement on Monday at the INEC headquarters in Abuja.

Mr Yakubu has been reappointed for a second term in office by President Muhammadu Buhari, but his reappointment is yet to be confirmed by the Senate.

Mr Mu’azu, an electoral commissioner representing the North-East Zone, was appointed following the expiration of the five year-term Mr Yakubu.

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