Breaking: Senate Rejects Lauretta Onochie As INEC Commissioner

Against the groundswell of opposition against the nomination of senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari On social media, Lauretta Onochie, the senate has rejected her nomination.

Apart from several petitions against her nomination, former chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mohammed Jega, has admonished the senate not to accept Onochie’s nomination.

It will be recalled that Onochie’s nomination was turned down about nine months ago by the senate only for President Buhari to re-nominated her.

Also, the bill that seeks to jail protesters at the House of Representatives have been stepped down.

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