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Monday, 29 May 2017

INEC’s Electoral Institute DG, Abubakah Momoh dies after brief illness

The Electoral Institute of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), Director General, Prof., Abubakah Momoh has died. He is expected to be buried today in Auchi, Edo State, according to Islamic injunction. The professor of Political Science died on Monday morning after a brief illness.


Until his appointment, Professor Momoh was the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Lagos State University, LASU. He obtained his Ph.D in Political Theory and started his Lecturing career in 1988.

He has served on various Boards and scientific committees including those of the Centre for Democracy and Development, CDD, and Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa ,CODESRIA.



He is survived by a wife and a son.

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