Senate rejects Lauretta Onochie as INEC commissioner

Nigerian Concord Newspaper

The Nigerian Senate has rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Lauretta Onochie as National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission representing the South-South,

Onochie is a Senior Special Assistant on Social Media to President Muhammadu Buhari.

According to findings, the Senate had yesterday complained that it is unconstitutional to nominate a card carrying member of the ruling party, All Progressives Congress as INEC commissioner.