Buhari names Lauretta Onochie, others as INEC commissioners
President Muhammadu Buhari has sought Senate’s confirmation of Commissioners of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, reads a letter containing the names at plenary on Tuesday.
Those 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.
Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan read the letter of the president during plenary on Tuesday.
Onochie is a Nigerian educator and government worker. Onochie was appointed Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media in 2019 and she is known for her unflinching support of the president.