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JUST IN: Senate Screens Lauretta Onochie, 5 Others As INEC Commissioners

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The Senate Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has been directed to screen Lauretta Onochie and 5 others as INEC Commissioners.

The Senate President , Ahmad Lawan, gave the directive on Wednesday, June 9.

The screening for confirmation of Commissioners for the electoral body, is coming after 8 months President Muhammadu Buhari tendered a list of the nominees to the Senate for confirmation.

Following the nomination of Lauretta Onochie, who is also a media aide to President Buhari, to represent the Delta state board of the INEC, most Nigerians including the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caucus in the senate kicked against her nomination.
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It was argued that Onochie, who is currently a card-carrying member of the All Progressives Congress(APC) cannot be holding two offices at the same time.

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

Meanwhile, the Committee led by Senator Kabiru Gaya, has four weeks to conclude the screening and report back to the red chamber at plenary.

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