In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 13th, October, 2020

Senate Minority Caucus Slams Buhari Over Nomination Of Onochie As INEC Commissioner

Senate Minority Caucus Slams Buhari Over Nomination Of Onochie As INEC Commissioner

President Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari

 

President Muhammadu Buhari has been attacked by the Senate Minority Caucus over his determination to appoint his media aide, Lauretta Onochie as nationwide commissioner of the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee in complete disregard to the nation’s constitutional provisions.

 

In response to Punch, whereas talking on Tuesday, the Senate minority caucus stated that Buhari flouted the nation’s structure with the appointment of his media aide, Lauretta Onochie as INEC commissioner.

 

The opposition senators in an announcement made accessible to newsmen in Abuja and signed by their chief, nonetheless, requested Buhari to withdraw Onochie’s nomination.

 

They famous that Buhari, by nominating Onochie, “has willfully gone towards the structure that he swore to uphold.”

 

A part of the assertion learn, “Merchandise F, paragraph 14 of the Third Schedule of the 1999 Structure (as amended) forbids a card-carrying member of a political social gathering to be a member of INEC.

“The Minority Caucus of the Senate is towards this nomination and name on Mr President to withdraw it.”

 

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