The Council of State has approved the appointment of Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, as the substantive Chairman of the
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
President Muhammadu Buhari had appointed Mrs Amina Bala Zakari as the Acting Chairman of INEC following the
conclusion of the term of Office of Prof. Attahiru Jega.
Mrs. Zakari ws presently a National Electoral Commissioner at INEC.