President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Amina Bala Zakari as Acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) after the completion of Professor Attahiru Jega’s five years tenure. Zakari’s appointment, in a statement by the federal head of service, Dalandi Kifasi, takes immediate effect. She is a pharmacist by profession, from Jigawa state and has been a national INEC commissioner before her current appointment. The appointee attended Queens College, Lagos and Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. where she graduated with a Second Class Upper degree, and emerged best graduating student in her class.