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President Muhammadu Buhari has sent to the Senate for Screening and confirmation, his Special Assistant, Social Media, Lauretta Onochie as a National Commissioner for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan made this known on Tuesday when he read the letter forwarded by President Buhari.
Mrs Onochie, who is from Delta State with three other National Commissioners.
Others are Prof. Mohammed Sani from Katsina State; Prof. Kunle Ajayi from Ekiti State and Seidu Ahmed from Jigawa.
Buhari said “Appointment for Commissioners for INEC. Pursuant to paragraph 14 of part 11 of the first schedule of the 1999 constitution.”
Mrs Onochie is one of Buhari’s strongest and staunchest loyalists among his aides, especially on social media.