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

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Lauretta Onochie
  • As of the time of filing this report, Onochie is currently waiting for her turn to be screened by the Senate panel.

The Senate on Thursday commenced the screening of one of the aides of President Muhammadu Buhari, Lauretta Onochie, who among others, has been nominated for appointment as National Commissioner for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

The nominees, EKO HOT BLOG gathered, are already in the upper chamber for the exercise.

Onochie arrived at the Senate wing of the National Assembly about 11 am.

She was accompanied by the Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters, Babajide Omoworare.

Lauretta Onochie was immediately ushered into the office of the Chairman of the Senate Committee on INEC, Senator Kabri Gaya.

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As of the time of filing this report, Onochie is currently waiting for her turn to be screened by the Senate panel.

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The nomination of Onochie, who currently serves as Senior Special Assistant on New Media to President Buhari, has been greeted by serious condemnation in the country.

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