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Electoral Act Amendment: Lawmakers React on Senate’s Review of Clause 84

by Kunle Awosiyan
Gbajabiamila

Some Lawmakers have reacted to the amended of Clause 84 by the Senate which allows for direct, indirect and consensus options of nominating candidates for party elections

The Red Chamber also recommended in Clause 84 sub section three that a political party that adopts the direct primaries procedure shall ensure that all aspirants are given equal opportunity of being voted for by members of the party.

The Senate Leader, in his presentation, recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari had notified on withholding his assent to the bill based on the observations in Clause 84.

Some Lawmakers addressed Senate correspondents immediately after plenary on the new Development

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