Buhari Appoints Media Aide, Other As INEC Commissioner

Buhari Appoints Media Aide,  Other As INEC Commissioner
Oluwapelumi Fasoyin, Lagos

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, asking for his Special Assistant on social media, Lauretta Onochie, three other nominees to be confirmed as Commissioners of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Buhari’s letter was read on Tuesday on the floor of the Senate, by Senator Ahmad Lawan the Senate President.

The names to be confirmed are:  Prof. Muhaamad Sani from Katsina State, Lauretta Onochie from Delta State, Kunle Cornelius Ajayi from Ekiti State and Seidu Ahmad from Jigawa State.

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

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