Executive Director of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC,Auwal Musa Rafsanjani, has emerged as new chairman of board of Transition Monitoring Group,TMG.

Rafsanjani, who equally the Head of Transparency International (Nigeria) and the chairman of AI’s Board of Trustees,

 took over from Dr. Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi,after the latter completed his four-year term of office.

Dr Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi,in a statement she released, Friday,on behalf of the organisation, said Rafsanjani was elected alongside other Board members at the Annual General meeting of TMG that took place on Thursday August 26 at Zeus Hotel, Mabushi – Abuja.

The statement said other members elected by the group included ten new board members and the state coordinators from different zones of the country.

Other members elected into the Board included Mirian Menkiti (Vice Chair), Tijani Abdulkareem (Treasurer), Ekaete Judith Umoh (representing persons with disabilities), Tayo Akinpelu (representing the youth) and Dr. Abdu-Azis Bako, (North Central).

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