Browsing: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

The electoral umpire offered the explanation in response to news reports that it was planning to create 30,000 addition polling units ahead of the 2019 elections, a move that has been described as tending towards helping President Muhammadu Buhari by some, including the Peoples Democratic Party

Performing the ceremony on Tuesday in Abuja, INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, expressed confidence that the new RECs would contribute to the commission’s determination to make 2019 general elections the best in the country.

The Chairman of the INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, said this at a dialogue with a coalition of Civil Society Organisations in Abuja.

Yakubu, who appeared before the Senate Committee on INEC to defend the Commission’s 2018 budget, also informed the lawmakers that new card readers would be deployed for Ekiti State governorship election holding this year

According to a statement by Rotimi Oyekanmi, the Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, on Wednesday in Abuja, the number comprises of 4,917 senior and 2,413 junior officers.