Buhari Appoints Amina Zakari Acting INEC Chairman | Independent Newspapers Limited
Newsletter subscribe

News, Slider

Buhari Appoints Amina Zakari Acting INEC Chairman

Posted: Jul 1, 2015 at 12:08 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)
Amina Bala Zakari

Amina Bala Zakari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday June 30, 2015 appointed Amina Bala Zakari, as the Acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Zakari’s appointment was announced through a statement released by the Director of Communications in the Office of Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Haruna Imrana.

The Acting INEC Chairman is the first female to occupy the position and was until her appointment a National Electoral Commissioner.

Zakari takes over from former Chairman, Attahiru Jega whose five-year tenure expired on June 30.