Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor 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 appointments, the commission said the aides would assist the INEC boss in effectively executing the work in his office.
Until his appointment, Eyinla was a Professor of History at the University of Ilorin. He was also National Election Expert at the UNDP-DGD.
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.
On the other hand, Oyekanmi was a senior editorial staff with The Guardian Newspaper.