I’m not Buhari’s niece, not his cousin, says Amina Zakari

Former acting chariperson of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Amina Zakari, has said she is not a niece or cousin to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Zakari speaking in an interview with BBC distanced herself from the niggling allegation that she is bloodily related to Buhari. Her words, “I am not his niece, I am not his cousin. I was appointed on this same particular job by Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan in 2010.

Prior to that I was appointed an A.S to former president Olusegun Obasanjo, and I did my job perfectly”. Zakari is a princess of Jigawa State. She was born on June 23, 1960 to the late Emir of Kazaure, Hussaini Adamu.

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She completed her elementary education at Shekara Girls Primary School, Kano in 1971 and had her secondary education at Queens College, Lagos. Amina Bala Zakari was the former Acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Former acting chariperson of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Amina Zakari, has said she is not a niece or cousin to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Zakari speaking in an interview with BBC distanced herself from the niggling allegation that she is bloodily related to Buhari. Her words, “I am not his niece, I am not his cousin. I was appointed on this same particular job by Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan in 2010.

Prior to that I was appointed an A.S to former president Olusegun Obasanjo, and I did my job perfectly”. Zakari is a princess of Jigawa State. She was born on June 23, 1960 to the late Emir of Kazaure, Hussaini Adamu.

She completed her elementary education at Shekara Girls Primary School, Kano in 1971 and had her secondary education at Queens College, Lagos. Amina Bala Zakari was the former Acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

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