Deji Adeyanju, convener of Involved Nigerian, has urged the USA, US, to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to not destroy the integrity and independence of the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee, INEC.
Adeyanju made the enchantment whereas condemning Buhari’s nomination of his aide, Lauretta Onochie as an INEC Commissioner.
The activist defined that Onochie’s nomination was unconstitutional and unlawful.
In a letter to the US Ambassador to Nigeria, Adeyanju described Onochie as partisan and a staunch member of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
In line with the activist, Nigeria’s structure prohibits card-carrying members of a political get together from changing into an INEC official.
He, subsequently, urged the US Ambassador to prevail on Buhari to rescind his nomination.
Adeyanju mentioned: “Nomination of Lauretta Onochie: Prevail on President Buhari to not Destroy the Independence of INEC.
“We write to you as buddies of Nigeria and robust democratic companions of our nation on the above material.
“President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of his Private Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, because the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) Commissioner from Delta State is a reprehensible try and destroy the integrity and independence of Nigeria’s electoral fee.
“Lauretta Onochie is an brazenly partisan, card-carrying member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling get together, who continually assaults and denigrates critics of the ruling get together.
“Her appointment is unconstitutional, unlawful, null and void, and unacceptable to the generality of the Nigerian folks. We enchantment to you to stress President Buhari to rescind this appoint as it’s able to reversing the positive aspects made in our electoral processes.”