The Senate on Thursday began the screening of nominees for appointment as National Commissioners for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
The nominees, including one of President Muhammadu Buhari’s aides, Lauretta Onochie, arrived at the Senate for the exercise on Thursday morning.
Onochie was accompanied by the Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters, Babajide Omoworare.
She was immediately ushered into the office of the Chairman of the Senate Committee on INEC, Senator Kabri Gaya.
Other nominees include Professor Muhammad Sani Kallah(Katsina); Professor, Kunle Cornelius Ajayi(Ekiti), and Saidu Babura Ahmad (Jigawa).
They also included Professor Sani Muhammad Adam(North-Central); Dr. Baba Bila (North East).