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President Buhari nominates Lauretta Onochie as INEC commissioner



President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated his social media aide, Lauretta Onochie, as a commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The disclosure was made by Senate President, Ahmad Lawan during plenary on Tuesday.

Lawan read the letter from Buhari naming Onochie from Delta State alongside three other nominees.

Buhari said “Appointment for Commissioners for INEC. Pursuant to paragraph 14 of part 11 of the first schedule of the 1999 constitution.”

Others are Prof. Mohammed Sani from Katsina State; Prof. Kunle Ajayi from Ekiti State and Seidu Ahmed from Jigawa.

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