Buhari names first female INEC boss, appoints Amina Bala Zakari as Acting Chairman

Posted by News Express | 1 July 2015 | 4,160 times

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President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mrs. Amina Bala Zakari as the Acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) following the conclusion of the term of Office of Prof. Attahiru Jega.

A statement signed by the Director Communications Haruna R Imrana for the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, said last night: “The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Barr. Danladi Kifasi who conveyed the appointment in a letter, said it is with effect from 30th June 2015 until the appointment of a substantive Chairman.  

Mrs. Zakari is presently a National Electoral Commissioner at INEC.

•Photo shows Acting INEC Chairman, Amina Bala Zakari.


Source: News Express

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