INEC Acting Chairperson Amina Bala Zakari Pledges Dedication To Improved Electoral Process
Posted On Jul 1, 2015
Following her appointment as Acting Chairperson by President Muhammadu Buhari, Amina Bala Zakari has pledged to continue to work towards the improvement of the electoral process.She made the pledge at a brief hand over ceremony, held at the INEC headquarters, Abuja, this morning. She said: “I accept this with humility and added dedication to serve. We hope to see the continued improvement of the electoral processes in the country”.Amina B. Zakari maintained that the successes achieved under the leadership of the immediate past Chairman of the Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega, must be consolidated.While praying for God’s guidance to lead the Commission until a new Commission is constituted, the Acting INEC Chairperson stressed that: “we can not rest on our oars until we deliver on that premise.”Earlier Ambassador Mohammed Ahmad Wali, had said it was his pleasure to hand over the affairs of the Commission to Hajiya Amina Zakari, having taken over the affairs of INEC yesterday afternoon when it was handed over to him by the out gone Chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega.He assured the Acting Chairperson of his unwavering support. Said he: “If she succeeds, we all succeed; if she fails, we all fail.” He pointed out that the Commission has always, and will, continue to work in harmony to promote the interest of democracy and the electoral process.