Amina Zakari Finally Reveals Her Relationship With President Buhari (Video)
Amina Zakari, a commissioner with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has finally revealed that she is not a niece or cousin to President Muhammadu Buhari.
The PDP, the Inter-Party Advisory Council and several political parties had called on INEC to cancel the appointment of Zakari as the chairperson of the Committee on National Collation Centre.
However, During an interview with BBC News Igbo, Zakari denid 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”.
“I don’t think I should be distracted now that elections are coming. I will continue doing my work, I will continue to serve my country to the best of my ability, with the best of intentions.
“President Muhammadu Buhari is my president as everybody else’s president.
“He is not my cousin, he is not my uncle as is being claimed; but I know him as my leader and the leader of the nation.”
Watch the video below.
Video Credit: BBC News Igbo