UPDATED: Senate Rejects Onochie As INEC Commissioner

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Deji Adebayo, Abuja

The Senate has today, Tuesday rejected the nomination of Lauretta Onochie as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

They also pend confirmation of Professor Sani Mohammad Adam (North Central) to allow for further legislative action.

The Senate action followed the report submitted by the Senate Committee on INEC, which was presented by its Chairman, Senator Kabiru Gaya.

Gaya said the Committee rejected the nomination of Onochie because there is already a National Commissioner of INEC, Mrs May Agbamuche, sighting double representation for Delta State in the Commission.

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