Buhari Nominates Lauretta Onochie, Three Others as INEC Commissioners

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Buhari Nominates Lauretta Onochie, Three Others as INEC Commissioners
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President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated his Special Assistant on Social Media, Mrs. Lauretta Onochie from Delta as a National Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Senate President Ahmad Lawan read President Buhari’s letter of request at plenary today.

Also nominated for confirmation as National Electoral Commissioners of the INEC were: Prof. Muhammad Sani Kallah (National from Katsina; Prof. Kunle Cornelius Ajayi from Ekiti and Saidu Babura Ahmad (Resident Electoral Commissioner) from Jigawa.

The Letter reads in part: “Pursuant to Paragraph 14 of Part I(F) of the Third Schedule to the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999, as amended, I hereby forward for confirmation by the Senate, the appointment of the following four (4) Commissioners for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).”

 

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