The senate has confirmed the appointment of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu as Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)
chairman and successor
of Prof Attahiru Jega after he was screened in the upper chambers.
who answered all questions posed at him, stated that, he would not be
intimidated in the discharge of his activities as INEC chairman.
if he can withstand any pressure, intimidation to announce the winner
of the election even if it does not favour of the Federal Government who
appointed him, he said, he would serve Nigeria and will do so without
Others who were confirmed by the senate are Adedeji Solomon
Shoyobi (Commissioner), Dr Muhammed Mustapha Lekki (Commissioner), Hajia
Amina Zakari (Commissioner), Dr Anthonia Taiye Okoosi (Commissioner)
and Alhaji Baba Shettima Arfo (Commissioner).
They are members of Independent National Electoral Commission.
Source: PM News