Jega kicks against Onochie as INEC commissioner

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Former chairman of the National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof Attahiru Jega has advised to withdraw the nomination of his aide, Lauretta Onochie, as a National of INEC.

He said this would prevent erosion of confidence from the electoral body and process.

Jega also warned the against confirming her appointment.

This, according to him, will help to avoid .

Jega told Buhari to replace her another female from her state, noting there are many other eligible for the job.

He spoke on Sunday , a current affairs programme on Channels Television, on Sunday night, monitored by The Nation.

Jega said: “This kind of controversy is really avoidable. Any person generated such a controversy; the appointing authorities be careful because you don’t want to appoint anybody that can raise suspicions or doubts or can lead to a loss of trust of the electoral management body.”