The Senate on Thursday confirmed the nomination of the new chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu and five commissioners nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The new INEC commissioners are – Dr. Anthonia Okoosi Simbine, Alhaji Baba Shettima Arfo, Amina Zakari Mohammed, Mustapha Lecky and Soyebi Solomon.

They were confirmed after the screening exercise that took place at the Senate Chamber on Thursday.

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