Buhari Appoints ‘Mahmud Yakubu’ New INEC Chairman

Buhari Appoints ‘Mahmud Yakubu’ New INEC Chairman

An unconfirmed report has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Professor Mahmud Yakubu as new chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Professor Yakubu is the immediate former Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETfund).

The Post gathered that the appointment was confirmed at the emergency Council of State meeting held today by the president.

Following the appointment, Acting chairman of the Commission, Amina zakari, is now the INEC Commissioner representing the North-West.