Buhari Appoints Lauretta Onochie, Three Others As INEC Commissioners
President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate to confirm the appointment of one of his media aides, Lauretta Onochie, and three others as Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Others are Prof. Mohammed Sani Katsina), Prof. Kunle Ajayi (Ekiti), and Seidu Ahmed (Jigawa).
The letter was read by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday.
Lauretta Onochie is currently the media aide to President Buhari on Social Media.
The President seeks confirmation of her appointment as a National Commissioner of INEC representing Delta State.
See the tweet below…
Senate President @DrAhmadLawan reads a Letter From Mr. President C-in-C on the Confirmation of the following nominees for Appointment as Commissioners of Independent National Electoral Commission (@inecnigeria)
— The Nigerian Senate (@NGRSenate) October 13, 2020