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PDP rejects Zakari as acting Chairman of INEC

01 July 2015, 19:44

Abuja - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has kicked against the appointment of Amina Zakari as the Acting National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), reports Punch.

Zakari was appointed as the acting head of the commission on Tuesday by President Muhammadu Buhari following the expiration of the tenure of Prof. Attahiru Jega.

Also read: Buhari overrides Jega on handover

The party noted that Zakari was too close to the Presidency to occupy such sensitive position.

Olisa Metuh, PDP’s National Publicity Secretary stated his party’s position at a crowded press conference in Abuja on Wednesday.

He noted that Zakari needs to convinced Nigerians that she merits the position by explaining her closeness to the Presidency and one of the governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the North-West.

Read more at Punch.

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