Mahmud Yakubu Appointed as The New INEC Chairman By President Buhari

Published 4 years ago by: Giwa bayo
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at 02:01 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)

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President Buhari has appointed Mahmud Yakubu as the substantive chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC. Yakubu's appointment was approved during the council of state meeting which held at the state house today October 21st. Yakubu takes over from Amina Zakari who has been working as INEC Chairman in acting capacity since Attahiru Jega left office in June. She was appointed INEC commissioner for the North-East.
Yakubu was former executive secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund. Other INEC Commissioners appointed by the council of state includes
•Dr Antonla Taiye Okoosi -North-central
•Alhaji Baba Shettima Arfo -North-east
•Dr Mohammed Mustafa -South-south
•Mr Soyebi Adedeji Solomon -South-west

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stella1981 at 02:31 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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Ok
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AmazingMarie at 02:42 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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if he appointment is by merit good.
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c2crown at 03:01 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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govt of the northern, by the northern and for northern
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Oways at 03:16 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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Everything Hausa....i know understand dis Aboki called Buhari
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musleh247 at 03:23 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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Make we dey see
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mensch at 03:33 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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Nigeria can not be one whereby only the northerners are ruling.

Biafra nation is already there

oodua what are you waiting for.
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kelemann at 05:04 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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Nobody from south east again. This guy is just there to perpetuate and protect northern agenda. God bless Naija .
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AmazingMarie at 05:19 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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hope due process was followed in this appointment.
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AmazingMarie at 05:20 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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hope this is not another appointment that is targeted at zone advantage
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Marah001 at 05:45 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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Mtewwww stupid people
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Marah001 at 05:45 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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Mtewwww stupid people
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elchymo at 05:54 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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That is how they keep appointing Northerners in key positions, and someone somewhere will tell me that this government is a fair government... Tell that to the dogs
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SOGaiya at 06:21 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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we ar folding our hands
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larrychuckz at 06:51 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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Does it mean Nigeria is the personal property of the northerners? Buhari is confusing me o
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larrychuckz at 06:52 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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So, these good for nothing crooks that can't even speak English are the only qualified candidates for top posts in this country abi?
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larrychuckz at 06:56 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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This man's government is totally unacceptable, does it mean that the northerners are the only credible people in this country?
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larrychuckz at 06:58 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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Buhari is so tribalistic n tribalism is a very bad turnoff for anyone in power
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princemma at 07:02 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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hw do u expect him 2 appoint sm1 from d southeast wen dey'r clamouring 4 d break up of naija
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larrychuckz at 07:04 PM, 21/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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People like buhari should be running their household not a nation like Nigeria
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