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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Buhari Rejects Electoral Act Amendment

Buhari Rejects Electoral Act Amendment

President Muhammadu Buhari has refused the amendment to the Electoral Act, which intended to change the country's elections sequence. The president, it was revealed however that President gave three reasons for refusing assent to the bill, which has been passed by both the lower and upper chambers of the National Assembly. 


According to information at our disposal, the president has yesterday communicated his decision to the House of Assembly in two separate letters addressed to the Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara. The two presiding officers are expected to read the letters to their colleagues at plenary between today and Thursday. Following the passage of the bill by the National Assembly, several civil society organizations (CSOs), senior lawyers and other notable Nigerians kicked against it, calling on the president not to assent to it.


Credit: dailytrust.com.ng



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