New INEC Chairman!

October 21, 2015

President Buhari nominates Prof. Mahmud Yakubu as INEC Chairman.

New INEC Commissioners have also been nominated in line with the Constitution - Amina Zakari (North West), Anthonia Okoosi-Simbine (North Central), Baba Arfo (North East), Mohammed Lecky (South South), Soyebi Solomon (South West)

New INEC Boss

  • Native of Bauchi State

  • The 1st and only first-class graduate of history from the North (trained in Cambridge and Oxford Universities in the UK)

  • Professor of political history and international studies

  • Expert in guerrilla warfare, terrorism and counter-terrorism

  • Former Executive Secretary of TETFUND

(1st academic ever to head the funding Agency)

  • Once lectured at Nigeria Defense Academy

  • He was a member of Oby Ezekwesili's Educational Transformation Team