Buhari Nominates Onochie, 3 Others as INEC Commissioners

President Muhammadu Buhari, has sent the name of his Special Assistant on Social Media, Mrs. Lauretta Onochie, to be screened and confirmed as Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Commissioner for Delta state.

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed this during senate plenary on Tuesday.

The other three nominees for screening and confirmation as INEC Commissioners according to the President’s letter are: Prof. Mohammed Sani representing Katsina; Prof. Kunle Ajayi (Ekiti) and Seidu Ahmed (Jigawa)

The letter from the president explained further that the nomination of the INEC commssioners was pursuant to Paragraph 14 of part 1F of the First Schedule of the 1999 Constitution.

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