Nigerian React As Buhari Appoints Niece, Zakari To Head INEC Collation Centre

Nigerian React As Buhari Appoints Niece, Zakari To Head INEC Collation Centre

As the 2019 general poll moves significantly closer, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has named President Muhammadu Buhari’s niece, Amina Zakari, as the leader of the ballot collation centre of the poll, PDP claims. Amina’s assignment has started shock & accusation, particularly from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP & additionally different Nigerians.

Amina Zakari is to head an advisory group in charge of the national ballot centre – the International Conference Center – from where conclusion of the Presidential poll will be declared, INEC executive, Mahmood Yakubu said amid her initiation.

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In any case, the acusations over the improvement have kept on pouring in, particularly via the internet with prominent legislators, for example, the erstwhile Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, ex-minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode & the PDP leading the pack.

PDP depicted the assignment as “outright manipulation” & rebuffed it in total, the previous Ekiti Governor, Fayose derided INEC saying the agency ought assign Buhari’s niece as well as select one of Buhari’s offsprings as Chairman.

As per happeningnownews, who quote Fayose, the ex-governor stated, “Instead of INEC appointing, Amina Zakari, a blood relation (niece) of President Buhari, as the Chairperson of INEC Advisory Committee and Presidential election Collation Center Committee, why not just appoint one of the President’s children as INEC Chairman?”

For Fani-Kayode, “Amina Zakari, Buhari’s neice and a member of his staff when he was Chairman of PTF has been appointed Chairperson of the INEC Advisory Committee & Pres. Election Collation Center Committee. Do you still believe that there will be a free and fair election in Nigeria on Feb. 16th?”

Different Nigerians who denounced the assignment said in this way:

Alvin Hustle‏ @AlvinHustle “Let it be known by all that INEC by appointing Amina Zakari to head the Collation center has rigged the 2019 Presidential election.”

Nwachukwuexceling‏ @Nwachukwuexcel4 “Replying to @vanguardngrnews Amina Zakari? What is going on here? Why must everything about this election tilt towards technical rigging?”

Shedy®‏ @ShedrackSaidu “The appointment of Amina Zakari in a sensitive position in inec is not entirely encouraging for our democracy.”

“Rogers harison‏ @rogersharison “The appiontment of AMINA ZAKARI as head of INEC Coalition Center is a prove that Buhari plans to rig 2019.”

African Giant – Ladi‏Verified account @LadiSpeaks “APC did all they could to slander Atiku, it didn’t work Now they are so desperate that they have appointed Amina Zakari to head collation so she can easily change results! So much for integrity.”

Adewale Ajakaye‏ @WAjakaye “PDP has so many dramas. They should go to ask the court to remove the woman because her uncle is a presidential candidate. If my father is a football player, I have no right to become a referee in his match, isn’t so? INEC’s job is a professional one.”

Cross˚‏ @Elcrucifixio “With Amina Zakari as head of INEC collation centre, I don’t think there’d be any need for the February 16th election. The result has been decided before the poll. No wonder they haven’t been campaigning.”

Remi‏ @Ceorhemz “Apart from Amina Zakari‘s close family ties with Buhari, the new head of INEC collation committee along with el Rufai was part of the Afri-Projects Consult, which carried out contracts for the (PTF) which Buhari headed under Abacha. Keep expecting a Free & Fair election.”