The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Tuesday in Abuja, announced the appointment of three aides.

The commission stated this in its bulletin, a copy of which was made available to our correspondent.

The appointees are Prof. Bolade Eyinla, who was named Chief Technical Adviser; Prof.  Mohammed  Kuna, Special Assistant and Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi, Chief Press Secretary.

Until his appointment, Eyinla was a professor of History at the University of Ilorin and  was also National Election Expert at the UNDP-DGD.

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Prof. Kuna, until his appointment, was Professor of Political Sociology at the Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto.

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He was also Special Assistant to the former INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega while  Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi was a senior editorial staff of The Guardian newspaper


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Source: Punch