BREAKING: Senate Screens Buhari’s Aide, Onochie, Five Others As INEC Commissioners

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Buhari's Aide, Lauretta Onochie
  • Senate has on Wednesday screened President Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, and five others as INEC commissioners.

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday, directed the Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission to screen President Muhammadu Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, and five other nominees as INEC commissioners.

The latest development is coming eight months after President Buhari sent the list of the nominees to the Senate for screening.

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Other names on the list are Prof. Kunle Ajayi (Ekiti), Saidu Ahmad (Jigawa), Prof. Muhammad Kallah (Katsina), Dr Baba Bila (North-East) and Prof Sani Adam (North- Central).

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EKO HOT BLOG gathered that the Senate INEC panel, which has Senator Kabiru Gaya as Chairman, has a month to conclude the screening and report back to the red chamber at plenary.

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