JUST IN: Buhari Appoints Lauretta Onochie, Others As INEC Commissioner
The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate to approve his appointment of Lauretta Onochie and three others as Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
This was disclosed in a letter read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on the floor of the Senate during plenary on Tuesday.
The President seeks the approval of Lauretta Onochie as the INEC commissioner of Delta state.
According to Buhari, the “Appointment for Commissioners for INEC is Pursuant to paragraph 14 of part 11 of the first schedule of the 1999 constitution.
Note that Lauretta Onochie is currently the media aide to President Buhari on Social Media and publicity.
Others mentioned in the letter submitted to the Senate includes: Prof. Mohammed Sani from Katsina State; Prof. Kunle Ajayi from Ekiti State and Seidu Ahmed from Jigawa