New Electoral Act: Reps to consult with stakeholders on Buhari’s request


The leadership of the House of Representatives on Friday unveiled plans to consult with relevant stakeholders including Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Organised labour on the request made by President Muhammadu Buhari to amend Section 84 of the Electoral Act, 2022 signed into law on Friday.

Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Hon. Benjamin Kalu who convenes the House position in a chat with Tribune Online, however, dismissed insinuation that the provisions of the Electoral Act were geared towards disenfranchising political officeholders.

Hon. Kalu said: “We should first thank Mr President for signing this bill and this is not just talking the talk, it…

Source: Nigerian Tribune