The Senate has on Tuesday rejected the nomination of Lauretta Onochie as National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The rejection is coming amidst pressure from Civil Society Organisations, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and other Nigerians.
The Srnate based its refusal on Federal Character Principle. The Senate said that Lauretta is from Delta and the state has May Agbamuche who is the Chairman, Legal Services, INEC.
The resolution of the Senate was sequel to the consideration of the Senator Kabiru Gaya, APC, Kano South led Senate Committee on INEC.
..more details soon..