Monday, 6 July 2015

Jega resumes at BUK after 5 years at INEC



Immediate past chairman of the Independent national Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega on Monday resumed at the Bayero University Kano (BUK), where he was a lecturer until he got appointed as INEC chairman by former president Goodluck Jonathan in 2010.

Jega who left the institution five years ago to INEC completed his tenure at the electoral body last Tuesday.


Our correspondent reports that Professor Jega before going back to his office at the department of Political Science visited the office of the Vice Chancellor, Professor Abubakar Adamu Rasheed.

Daily Trust learnt that after a brief meeting with the VC at the academic office around 11.pm, Jega went to his office.

The Director of Public Affairs of the institution, Mallam Ahmad Shehu said the VC accompanied the former INEC boss to his office.

“Professor Jega resumed today but he first went to the VC's office. The VC accompanied him to his office and he was received by the Head of Department of political science with his colleagues, "Shehu said.

Daily Trust had exclusively reported that the BUK authorities renovated Jega's office ahead of his return.

Our correspondent reports that Jega is now the 5th of former vice chancellors of the university who are still within the institution’s environment.

The four others are Professors Dandatti Abdulkadir, Ibrahim H. Umar, Bello Bako Dambatta and Muhammad Sani Zahradeen who doubles as the Grand Imam of Kano state.
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