Senate minority caucus rejects Onochie’s nomination.

Nigeria’s Senate Minority Caucus has rejected the nomination of Ms. Lauretta Onochie’s as an Independent Electoral Commission(INEC) Commissioner, by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Onochie who is a media aide to the President is said to be a card carrying member of the ruling All Progressive Congress(APC), which makes her  nomination a clear violation of the provisions of Item F, paragraph 14 of the Third Schedule of the 1999 Constitution.

If it yet to be known if the President will withdraw her nomination or if the majority party will go ahead to confirm her nomination.

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