Inec: Buhari order senate to take Yakubu for second term;
Demand from the President, Major General, Muhammadu Buhari, (retd.), to affirm Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, by for a second term in office as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission.
The solicitation was contained in a letter dated 21st October, 2020, and read on the floor by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan.
The letter peruses, “As per the arrangement of Section 154(1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as corrected), I am satisfied to introduce for affirmation by the Senate, the designation of Professor Mahmood Yakubu for arrangement as Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission for a second and last term.
“While trusting that the Senate will consider and affirm the reappointment of the candidate, if it’s not too much trouble acknowledge Distinguished Senate President, the affirmations of my most noteworthy thought.”
In the interim, the Peoples Democratic Party assembly in the Senate said it presently couldn’t seem to take a position Yakubu.
A head of the assembly, who talked with our journalist on states of secrecy on the issue, on Tuesday, nonetheless, said individuals from the resistance would pose suitable inquiries during his screening.
He stated, “There has been no proper goal or choice of the council with respect to his case yet.
“For the most part, we meet as an assembly to take a situation on issues that way. At the point when the issue goes to the floor, we will pose proper inquiries,” he said.
Another PDP official from the South international zone, who likewise talked off record, said Yakubu have a solid case to answer when he comes for screening.
Likewise on Tuesday, the President in a different letter, mentioned the upper chamber to affirm Professor Abdullahi Abdu Zuru as National Commissioner speaking to the North-West in INEC