INEC commissioner resigns hours after Yakubu stepped aside

INEC commissioner resigns hours after Yakubu stepped aside

Abubakar Nahuche, one of the INEC commissioners, has resigned his appointment This came Hours after the outgoing chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Mahmood Yakubu, handed over to Air Vice Marshall Ahmed Mu’azu (retd.). The news of Nahuche’s resignation was confirmed by the commission on Monday, November 9. Festus Okoye, the INEC national

Abubakar Nahuche, one of the INEC commissioners, has resigned his appointment

This came Hours after the outgoing chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Mahmood Yakubu, handed over to Air Vice Marshall Ahmed Mu’azu (retd.).

The news of Nahuche’s resignation was confirmed by the commission on Monday, November 9.

Festus Okoye, the INEC national commissioner and chairman (Information and Voter Education Committee), confirmed the resignation in a message.

He said: “INEC national commissioner and chairman, estate, works and transport committee, representing northwest, Abubakar Nahuche, resigned his appointment on personal reasons and the president has accepted his resignation and thanked him for his services to the nation.”

It was also gathered that five national commissioners also retired during the handover ceremony held at the Conference Rome at INEC Headquarters, Abuja. They included Hajiya Amina Zakari, Prof. Antonia Taiye Okoosi-Simbine, Alhaji Baba Shettima Arfo, Dr. Mohammed Mustafa Lecky, and Prince Adedeji Solomon Soyebi.

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