Constitution amendment: Reps move to override President’s veto


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