Wali now acting chairman of INEC as Jega exits

Attahiru Jega has formally bowed out as the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) after completing his tenure.

Jega handed over to a national commissioner of the electoral body from the north-west, Mohammed Wali.  He handed over to Wali at the INEC headquarters in Abuja.

Last week, Jega, a former vice-chancellor of the Bayero University Kano (BUK) and a former president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), revealed that he would be returning to the classroom after leaving INEC.

The tenure of the new acting chairman will end on August 11, 2015.