The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Tuesday in Abuja announced the appointment of three new aides.
The commission stated this in its bulletin, a copy of which was made available to our correspondent.
The appointees are Prof. Bolade Eyinla, who has been appointed as the Chief Technical Adviser; Prof. Mohammed Kuna as the Special Assistant to the INEC boss and and Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi, who has been named as Yakubu’s Chief Press Secretary.
Until his appointment, Eyinla was a professor of History at the University of Ilorin and was also a National Election expert at the UNDP-DGD.
Kuna, until his appointment, was a professor of Political Sociology at the Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto and a former Special Assistant to the former INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, while Oyekanmi was a senior editorial staff of The Guardian newspaper.