Northern Governor Tells Buhari to Withdraw Onochie’s Nomination As INEC Commissioner

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President ’s decision appoint Lauretta Onochie has been condemned by the Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu .

He urged President withdraw the nomination of Lauretta Onochie as a commissioner of the Independent Electoral Commission, .

Recall that President Buhari had on forwarded the name of aide and three others the during the week for confirmation.

The decision of the president has been condemned by many who described Onochie as a card-carrying member of the All .

statement charged the President to withdraw Onochie who is special assistant on social .

The Peoples Democratic Party governor stated this while speaking at the swearing- of members of the State Independent Electoral Commission at the Government on Wednesday.

said, “the withdrawal is the best interest of the country’s electoral .”

He noted that Buhari’s choice of “Onochie is right for the country’s democracy as the nominee is a well-known partisan individual.”

The Sokoto Governor further demanded that the upper legislative chamber should “reject her nomination if President Buhari fails to withdraw her nomination.”