The Senate Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission has commenced the screening of Lauretta Onochie for the position of national commissioner for INEC.
Onochie, a Special Assistant to the President on Social Media, was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari in October last year.
Onochie arrived at the Senate wing of the National Assembly about 11 am; accompanied by the Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters, Babajide Omoworare.
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The committee is also screening four other nominees appointed by the president namely; Kunle Cornelius, Saidu Ahmad, Sani Adam and Baba Bila.
The screening exercise, already underway, is being chaired by Kabiru Gaya.