Electoral Bill: Mustapha Hails NASS For Acceding To Buhari's Request

Electoral Bill: Mustapha Hails NASS For Acceding To Buhari’s Request

1/21/2022 4:44:00 PM

Electoral Bill: Mustapha Hails NASS For Acceding To Buhari’s Request

A frontline aspirant for the national chairmanship position of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Saliu Mustapha, has commended the National

He, however, urged the federal lawmakers to move fast to harmonise their positions in order for the proposed legislation to be passed as soon as possible.Mustapha, in a statement issued by his media aide, Dapo Okubanjo, said although the Senate and the House of Representatives have different views on possible options, it was a thing of joy that the federal lawmakers added more choices of mode of primaries, rather than attempt to override the President’s veto.

“For several weeks, the main issue in the polity had been President Buhari’s decision to decline assent to the electoral act amendment bill of 2021 on the grounds of insecurity and cost of conducting direct primaries with many stakeholders having their say on the matter.

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