PDP Senators Might Reject Yakubu’s Confirmation As INEC Boss


The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the Senate is set to reject confirmation of the nomination of Chairman for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, for fresh five-year tenure by President Muhammadu Buhari, THISDAY’s investigation has revealed.

This is coming just as the National Assembly resumes plenary today after a five-week break during which Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) defended their 2021 budget estimates before the committees of the federal parliament.

Bibian Anekwe news Understands that the PDP senators met at the weekend and took far-reaching decisions, including opposing Yakubu’s nomination. The PDP caucus resolved to lobby their colleagues towards ensuring that the Senate doesn’t ratify Yakubu’s nomination



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