We don’t attend ECOWAS Parliament much due to domestic responsibilities – Shehu


Only 10 out of 35 members, sadly, attended the ECOWAS Parliament session when Nigeria presented its Country Report.

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However, Mr Garba Shehu, one of the 35 members of the Nigerian Delegation to the ECOWAS Parliament, has said that the poor attitude of Nigerian representatives to the ECOWAS Parliament was largely due to domestic responsibilities.

Shehu who spoke on the sidelines of the ongoing Second Ordinary Session of the Parliament on Friday, said that many Nigerians were now focused on returning as lawmakers with the General Elections coming in 2019.

He said that many of the representatives to the parliament had realised that if they did not return as members of Nigeria’s Parliament, they would automatically lose their seats at the ECOWAS Parliament.

Nigeria has 35 seats at the parliament; however,…

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