Buhari Nominates Media Aide, Lauretta Onochie, Ekiti Gov’s Ally, Kunle Ajayi, Two Others INEC Commissioners

Buhari Nominates Media Aide, Lauretta Onochie, Ekiti Gov's Ally, Kunle Ajayi, Two Others INEC Commissioners

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President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm the appointment of one of his media aides, Lauretta Onochie, as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission representing Delta State.

Lauretta Onochie

 

Others are Prof. Mohammed Sani Katsina), Prof. Kunle Ajayi (Ekiti), and Seidu Ahmed (Jigawa).

 

 

The letter was read by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday.

 

 

Onochie is the Special Assistant to the President on Social Media.

 

 

Prof. Muhaamad Sani – Katsina State; Lauretta Onochie – Delta State; Kunle Cornelius Ajayi – Ekiti State, and Seidu Ahmad – Jigawa State.

 

Prof. Ajayi is believed to be the candidate of the sitting governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, who has all the while been embroiled in political battle with loyalists of his godfather, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.