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INEC Boss To Handover To Acting Chairman November 9




The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu is expected to handover to an acting Chairman on Monday, November 9.

This was revealed by the Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Mr. Rotimi Lawrence Oyekanmi.

According to him, “The Hon Chairman’s (Yakubu) handing over ceremony to be held on Monday 9th November 2020 at the Conference Hall, INEC Headquarters.”

Despite his renomination by President Muhammadu Buhari for another four years, Mahmood will handover to one of the National Commissioners whose tenure has not expired and the person will run the affairs of INEC pending his confirmation or otherwise by the Senate.

At least, five of the National Commissioners in INEC have served two terms and are not eligible for re-nomination or appointment.


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