Senate confirms Yakubu as INEC Chairman

National Chairman Of INEC, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu was on Tuesday December 1, confirmed by the senate as the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission for a second term of five years.

This came after a report of the Senate Committee on INEC which recommended Yakubu for confirmation was considered.

Speaking before his confirmation, the senators described him as highly qualified for the job