Electoral Commissioner Attahiru Jega resigns as INEC boss

The Chairman of INEC Prof. Attahitu Jega has stepped down

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Professor Attahiru Muhammadu Jega, INEC boss

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Attahiru Jega, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission today bowed out of office after five years at the helm of affairs of the electioneering body.

At a brief ceremony at the INEC headquarters, Jega handed over to a national commissioner, Mohammed Wali from Sokoto state, who becomes acting chairman of the commission.

Mr. Jega succeeded Maurice Iwu upon appointed by former President Goodluck Jonathan in June, 2010. Mr. Jega conducted the 2011 and 2015 general elections.

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