Lauretta Onochie who was Personal Assistant to the President on Social Media in 2016, an extraction of Anioma, Delta State, Nigeria.
She is always visible on social media ready to defend the federal government against the slightest attack by social media users.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed her in a recent development as National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, representing the South-South.
Meanwhile, the Ohanaeze Youth Council Worldwide has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment.
In a statement sent to POLITICS NIGERIA, signed by the President general of the group, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, Onochie’s appointment was a punishment to the former presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Atiku Abubabakar and his party for an alleged plan to scuttle Igbo presidency.
OYC congratulates Lauretta Onochie, Special assistant on Social Media to President Muhammadu Buhari and Igbo daughter of Anioma extraction of Delta state on her appointment as National Commissioner of Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) , Igbo Youths described her appointment as well deserved and reward for hardwork, bravery and vigour displayed in the line of Duty.
Those crying foul play on her appointment are just treacherous people who recently murdered 2023 Igbo presidency project through killing of PDP’s zoning formula enshrined in the Party Constitution and opted for an open contest for PDP Presidential ticket.
The group also called on the senate to confirm all of President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointees adding that Onochie appointment was a punishment against prospective election riggers.