President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated his Special Assistant on Social Media, Mrs. Lauretta Onochie, for screening and confirmation as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The nomination, which is pursuant to Paragraph 14 of part 1F of the First Schedule of the 1999 Constitution, will see Onochie
represent Delta State.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan made this revelation while reading President Buhari’s letter of request at plenary.
The President also nominated for confirmation as National Commissioners of INEC Prof. Mohammed Sani representing Katsina; Prof. Kunle Ajayi (Ekiti) and Seidu Ahmed (Jigawa).