Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has nominated his Special Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie for the position of Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC for Delta State.
Her nomination and that of three others were contained in an executive communication to the country’s legislative arm and read on the floor by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan.
In the letter the Nigerian leader indicated that the appointment of the INEC Commissioners is in line with the country’s constitution.
The other nominated Electoral Commissioners include, Professor Mohammed Sani, Katsina state, Professor Kunle Ajayi for Ekiti state and Seidu Ahmed for Jigawa state.
By Abel Ejikeme