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BREAKING: Buhari Swears-in Yakubu For Another Term as INEC Chairman
Elections, Nigeria, Politics

BREAKING: Buhari Swears-in Yakubu For Another Term as INEC Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn-in the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, for his second five-year tenure. The swearing-in ceremony took place in the Executive Council Chambers of the State House in Abuja, shortly before the commencement of the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. Speaking to State House Correspondents after his swearing-in, Professor Yakubu said preparations were already ongoing on how to ensure an acceptable general elections in 2023. According to him, the INEC had, in collaboration with the National Assembly, commenced a process of delivering an amended electoral legal framework in record time. “We have clearly demonstrated in recent elections that elections are getting better a...