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Breaking News: Abel Guobadia ex-INEC boss dies

Abel Guobadia

Sir Abel Guobadia, former INEC Chiarman is dead

He was born June 28, 1932 in Benin City, Nigeria. He is an Educationist, Administrator, Diplomat and retired public servant.

He died at the age of 79

Sir Abel Guobadia was in 2000 appointed Chief Electoral Officer of the Nigeria Independent National Electoral Commission by the Nigerian Senate in May 2000. Guobada retired from this position in May 2005 becoming the first, and so far, only Chairman of the Electoral Commission since Nigeria’s independence in 1960, to complete his tenure.

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