Senate confirms Prof. Yakubu, 5 others as INEC chair, Fed. commissioners

 Senate confirms Prof. Yakubu, 5 others as INEC chair, Fed. commissioners

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THE Senate has confirmed the nomination of Professor Mahmood Yakubu, as the chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

The Senate also confirmed the nominations of five others as federal commissioners to represent the various geopolitical zones of the country.

Those confirmed as federal commissioner of the electoral umpire were Alhaji Baba Shettima Arfo, Dr. Anthonia Taiye Okoosi Simbine, Mrs Amina Zakari, Dr. Mohammed Mustapha Lecky and Mr Soyebi Adedeji Solomon.

The confirmation of their nominations came after they were successfully screened by the Red Chamber.

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