Buhari Nominates Media Aide Lauretta, Three Others As INEC Commissioners

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated his special assistant on social media, Lauretta Onochie, for screening and confirmation as a national commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), representing Delta state.

The Senate president, Ahmad Lawan read Buhari’s letter of request at plenary on Tuesday, October 13.

The president also nominated Professor Mohammed Sani representing Katsina; Professor Kunle Ajayi representing Ekiti state and Seidu Ahmed representing Jigawa state for confirmation as national commissioners of INEC.

President Buhari said the nomination was pursuant to paragraph 14 of part 1F of the first schedule of the 1999 constitution.

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