INEC appoints Amina Zakari as head of collation centre for the 2019 elections

The Independent and National Electoral
Commission (INEC), has appointed Amina
Zakari as the head the collation centre for the
2019 general elections. Zakari is to head the
committee on collation centre, one of the two
committees for the election which the
commission inaugurated today January 3rd.
Speaking during the inauguration of the
committees in Abuja, INEC chairman Mahmood
Yakubu, said the committees shall be
responsible for the national collation centre
which would be situated at the International
Conference Centre, from where results of the
Presidential election will be announced.
“It will serve as the secretariat for
collation of results and venue for
briefing of international observers and
the media,” he said.
The former INEC Director of Operations, who
hails from Daura, President Buhari’s
hometown, was last year moved to Health and
Welfare arm of the Commission. She was
appointed acting INEC chairman immediately
after Attahiru Jega’s tenure expired. She was
in office until the current chairman, Mahmoud
Yakubu was appointed.

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