Saraki empanels C’ttee on Electoral Reforms Bill

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President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has announced a six-man committee of senators to reconcile the Senate’s version of the amended Electoral Act with the version passed by the House of Representatives.

Senate President Bukola Saraki

The Senate’s conference committee has the Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Senator Suleiman Nazif, as Chairman.

Other members of the committee are Senators Shehu Sani, Biodun Olujimi, Hope Uzodinma, Dino Melaye and Peter Nwaoboshi.

The committee is expected to meet with the House of Representatives to harmonise the version of the amended electoral bill before being sent to President Muhammadu Buhari for his assent.

The Senate had in 2017 passed an amended version of the 2010 Electoral Act.

While the House of Representatives Tuesday amended the Electoral Act to change the…



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