INEC Boss Appoints Spokesman, Two Aides


By Onyebuchi Ezigbo

The  Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has appointed three aides, including the Chief Press Secretary (CPS).Rotimi Oyekanmi.

Yakubu also named Professor Bolade Eyinla as the Chief Technical Adviser (CTA) while  Professor Mohammed J. Kuna, will serve as Special Assistant.

In a statement containing the appointment, the commission said the aides will assist him in effectively executing work in his office.

Until his appointment, Bolade Eyinla was a Professor of History at the University of Ilorin. He was also National Election Expert at the UNDP-DGD. Mohammed J. Kuna, until his appointment, was Professor of Political Sociology at the Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto. He was also Special Assistant to the former INEC Chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega. While Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi was a senior editorial staff of the Guardian.