Prof.M ahmod Yakubu gets Senate confirmation as INEC chairman for a second term

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The  Nigerian Senate has confirmed the appointment of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission for another term of five years in office.

The senators, who spoke before his confirmation, described him as highly qualified for the job and the task ahead,

The confirmation followed the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on INEC, led by Senator Kabiru Gaya, which submitted its report at plenary and recommended Yakubu for confirmation.