Aminu Tambuwal, Speaker, House of Representatives
The House of Representatives on Wednesday introduced new clauses in its Standing Order XIII Rule 98 which sought to override the veto powers of the president on constitution amendment.
The resolution emanated from a motion moved by Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Rules and Business, Rep. Albert Sam-Tsokwa (Taraba-PDP) and 22 other members and it was unanimously adopted.
The newly introduced Sub-Rules 10, 11, 12 and 13 initiated new procedures in altering the 1999 Constitution.
“Where the president withholds assent, the bill, if passed again by two-thirds majority of members of the house as required …Read More
Source:: PM Newspaper