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Just In: Muazu To Act As INEC Chairman

By Yusuf Akinloye Akintunde

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On October 27th of this year 2020, the Presidency has announced the nomination of Prof Mahmood Yakubu for the position of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman by President Muhammad Buhari, and was expecting to appear before the senate for his nomination to be confirmed.

But in another development, Prof Mahmood Yakunu have stepped down as the Chairman of the electoral umpire and paving way for Ahmed Muazu who is in the representation of the North-East in the commission.

AVM Ahmed Muazu is the INEC National Commissioner supervising Adamawa, Taraba and Borno States in the commission.

The newly appointed Acting Chairman is Rtd Air Vice Marshal and will be overseeing the affairs of the Commission pending the time the Senate will reconfirm the nomination of the step aside Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu.


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