BREAKING: Reps to reintroduce Electoral Acts amendment on Wednesday


House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila has declared that the Green Chamber will reintroduce the Electoral Act amendment bill on Wednesday.

He said the House has resolved to rework the bill and send back to the President as quickly as possible for assent.

He also announced the first set of amendments to the 1999 constitution being worked on by the House will be sent to State Houses of Assembly for concurrence before the end of February, 2022.

Gbajabiamila, who spoke while addressing members on resumption from the Christmas and New Year breaks, said the direct primary option was introduced into the bill to pave the way for party members of to fully participate in the nomination of candidates.


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