Just In: Senate Rejects Buhari’s Aide, Onochie As INEC Comm

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 3,105 total views Lauretta Onochie, one of the nominees for appointment as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was on Tuesday rejected by the Nigerian Senate. Onochie was rejected following the consideration of the report of the Committee on INEC, chaired by Senator Kabiru Gaya, (APC, Kano). The Senate also stood down the approval of Professor Sani Mohammed Adam till further legislative action. The panel recommended Onochie’s disqualification for the reason that her nomination is in violation of Section 14 (3) of the 1999 Constitution on the…

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