Abuja Across Nigeria Breaking News Lagos Politics

President Buhari rejects Electoral act amendment

According to the amended act, the election of the lawmakers was to come up first, followed by that of state lawmakers and governors, and lastly the presidential election.

However in a letter addressed to the Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, President Buhari rejected the amendment, stating that the amendments amongst other things, infringes on the rights of INEC.

Some APC senators had kicked against the adoption of the report, accusing the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, of influencing it.

With the rejection of amendments by the president, the next option left for the National Assembly is to override the president’s veto.

About the author


Add Comment

Click here to post a comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Subscribe to News Update

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Get an awesome sticky message bar!Download
%d bloggers like this: