Saraki Constitutes Committee On Electoral Reforms Bill

A statement from Saraki’s Media Office said the committee had as its Chairman, Sen. Suleiman Nazif, Electoral Reforms Bill

Nazif is also the Chairman, Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Electoral Reforms Bill

Other members 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 versions of the amended bill before the document is sent to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent.

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

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Meanwhile, the House of Representatives, on Tuesday, amended the Act to change the order of the 2019 general elections time table.

This came barely a month after INEC released the time-table for the general elections.

With the amendment, the National Assembly election is to hold first, followed by gubernatorial and state assembly polls and presidential election to be conducted last.

 

Independent National Electoral Commission, Electoral Reforms Bill

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