The Transition Monitoring Group has announced the election of Auwal Musa Rafsanjani as the new Chairman of its Board.
Rafsanjani, Executive Director of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, succeeded Dr. Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi, who stepped down having served the required maximum four years single-term in office.
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).
Others were Sylvester Okoduwa (South South Coordinator), Dr. Joseph Gimba (North East), Adesina Adefolahan (South West), Gabriel Odom (South East) and Hajia Fatima Mohammed Umar (North West).
A statement issued on Friday by the outgoing chairman of TMG, Dr Akiyode-Afolabi for and on behalf of the organisation said he 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.