President Buhari has appointed Mrs Amina Bala Zakari as the Acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Mrs Zakari takes over from Professor Jega whose tenure as the Commission's Chairman ended today June 30th. Her
appointment was contained in a statement released today from the office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Danladi Kifasi. Her appointment takes effect from today June 30, 2015 until the appointment of a substantive Chairman.