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Senate Rejects Onochie As INEC commissioner

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BREAKING: Senate Rejects Onochie As INEC commissioner
Lauretta Onochie

Ganiyat Ganiyu

The Senate has rejected the nomination of President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide, Lauretta Onochie as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

An24 reports that Onochie’s nomination was rejected on Tuesday.

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The Chairman of the Committee, Kabiru Gaya, in his report said Onochie did not satisfy the provisions of the Federal Character Principles.

The Senate at the committee of the whole subsequently voted against her nomination.

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