File Photo of the Special Assistant to the President on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie
The Senate Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has started the screening of the nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari as national commissioners of the electoral umpire.
One of President Buhari’s aides, Lauretta Onochie is among the nominees to be screened.
The nomination of Lauretta Onochie who currently serves as Senior Special Assistant on New Media to President Buhari has elicited public criticism from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and civil society organizations who are against her nomination on the grounds that she is an alleged card-carrying member of the ruling APC and is not proper to be appointed as an election officer.
More to follow…