Professor Attahiru Jega formally bowed out of office as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC today June 30th. He was named director of the electing body in 2010 and has led two campaigns, the 2011 and 2015 decisions. Professor Jega has handed over to Mohammed Wali, a national comissioner of the electoral body from Sokoto state.
Nigerians have taken to twitter to commend him. #CelebrateJega is the No.1 trending topic in Nigeria today. See a few tweets bellow.