Lauretta Onochie Rejected As INEC Commissioner

Spread the love

President Buhari’s aid, Lauretta Onochie who was nominated as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electorate Commission (INEC) has been rejected by the Senate.

The decision was taken on Tuesday July 13 as the senate resumed its sitting. It came after a report by the senate committee on INEC, in which it was stated that her nomination breached federal character principle was considered. 

Chairman of the Committee, Kabir Gaya who cited Section 14 (1) 3 of the constitution, pointed out that someone from her zone is already a commissioner. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *