Buhari nominates media aide, 3 others as INEC Commissioners

By Harry Awurumibe, Editor Abuja Bureau

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday  nominated his Special Assistant (SA) on Social Media, Mrs. Lauretta Onochie, for screening and confirmation as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), representing Delta State.

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

The President also nominated for confirmation as National Commissioners of INEC the following:

Prof. Mohammed Sani representing Katsina; Prof. Kunle Ajayi (Ekiti) and Seidu Ahmed (Jigawa).

Buhari said the nomination was pursuant to Paragraph 14 of part 1F of the First Schedule of the 1999 Constitution.

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