Work Ongoing On Review Of 1999 Constitution – Lawan

18/01/2022 10:08:00 PM

Work Ongoing On Review Of 1999 Constitution – Lawan

Work Ongoing On Review Of 1999 Constitution – Lawan

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, said work is ongoing on the review of the 1999 Constitution and the report would be considered soon.

Several interest groups including the Abuja branch of the Nigeria Bar Association, and individuals like Chief Tom Ikimi and Mike Ozekhome (SAN), had stormed the venue on Friday to insist on the production of a brand new constitution.Speaking at the Senate Chamber upon the resumption of the lawmakers from recess, Lawan said the upper chamber is collaborating with the House of Representatives and would communicate to the State Houses of Assembly within the first quarter of this year.

READ ALSONigeria Has To Borrow To Fund Infrastructural Development, Says Lawan“The review of the 1999 Constitution is a major plank of our Legislature Agenda. Our Committee on Review of the 1999 Constitution has done so much work so far,” the Senate President said.

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Chapter. Never ending NASS elephant cash cow. Instead to bring back a good old draft, you are panel-beating what isn't panel-beatable. It's late. Yoruba Nation now Story for the gods! Something that Buhari will not sign when it gets to him? Election is coming nah. 2023 is around the corner, they just want to use constitution review for campaign

Review of 1999 constitution is irrelevant, the whole constitution should be done away with and dump in the dustbin of history...Restructure this contraption called Nigeria now or we all risk Inevitable breakup Better Find Solutions to it ASAP before the fall of the Giant of Africa Story Keep working They’ll still make reviews that’ll benefit just the bourgeoisies....smh

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Last year, the National Assembly had opened a two-day National Public Hearing on the review of the 1999 Constitution.with a view to increasing the minimum educational qualification for persons aspiring to be future Presidents of Nigeria.3 min read Nigerian federal lawmakers resumed legislative activities for 2022 at the National Assembly on Tuesday.A file photo of a court gavel.

Several interest groups including the Abuja branch of the Nigeria Bar Association, and individuals like Chief Tom Ikimi and Mike Ozekhome (SAN), had stormed the venue on Friday to insist on the production of a brand new constitution. Speaking at the Senate Chamber upon the resumption of the lawmakers from recess, Lawan said the upper chamber is collaborating with the House of Representatives and would communicate to the State Houses of Assembly within the first quarter of this year. Electoral Act: Buhari has not been fair to Nigeria – Ene Obi He said, “As we have reduced the age for eligibility to contest those offices, so also, we should increase the minimum educational requirement. READ ALSO Nigeria Has To Borrow To Fund Infrastructural Development, Says Lawan “The review of the 1999 Constitution is a major plank of our Legislature Agenda. It also followed the rejection of the Electoral Amendment Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari, an act which had brewed tension among lawmakers – many of whom were willing to override the president’s decision. Our Committee on Review of the 1999 Constitution has done so much work so far,” the Senate President said. “This provision is a product of a different time and reflect the reality of that time. “Working with their counterparts in the House of Representatives, the report of the Committee will be presented to the Senate for consideration soon. But Kenyatta’s detractors see it as little more than a naked grab for power by a two-term president who cannot run a third time, with the BBI potentially allowing him to assume a new post of prime minister.

” While acknowledging that political activities leading to the 2023 general elections have begun, he reiterated the Senate’s commitment to supporting the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the successful conduct of polls across the country. Let us lift our gaze from considerations of small things to focus on the pursuit and achievement of grand ambitions that lift us all and save the future. The N17. He equally wished federal lawmakers success at the polls, especially those running for various political offices next year. The Senate President also spoke about the electoral bill, assuring that the red chamber would expedite action on the document, having concluded all consultations on the President’s observations. While he recalled that prior to the 2019 elections, the constitution was successfully amended to effect the ‘Not too young to Run’ request and ensure the eligibility of young people to aspire to high offices; he expressed that towards the 2023 elections, a Direct Primary election method will increase greater participation in the leadership recruitment process. He recalled that the Senate postponed discussions on the consideration of the response of President Muhammadu Buhari on the Electoral Act 2010 (Amendment) Bill 2021 in December last year. He also complained that they slashed the allocations for many strategic capital projects to introduce ‘Empowerment Projects’. According to him, the move is necessary to enable the Senate to consult with the House of Representatives and their constituents respectively. “The well educated citizen in this paradigm understands his society, think logically about its problems without being overwhelmed by half-truths, prejudices and propaganda and is therefore, able to make informed and valid contributions to the administration and progress of that society,” “When we think about education policy, when we consider laws and implement directives relating to education in our country, particularly tertiary education, our highest objectives must be to deliver an education system capable of producing thus archetype of an individual. Kenyatta’s lawyer Karori Kamau insisted at Tuesday’s hearing that the law gives the president immunity from prosecution or civil action while he is in office.

“As we all know, the Senate and indeed the National Assembly worked so hard on the Bill. Having consulted, the Senate will expeditiously look into the issue,” he said. He further pointed out that the current approach is neither adequate nor sustainable as it heavily depends on subventions from the Federal and state governments. Electoral Amendment Bill rejected by the president, this legislation still remains the talk of the town for many Nigerians especially as the 2023 general elections draw near. “Distinguished Colleagues, Political activities leading to 2023 general elections have already started. This Senate should continue to provide the support that Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) needs for successful elections across the country.” He added that it must also ensure that the institutions themselves get paid for their services so that resources are available to operate effectively.” More on Politics . They also approved that direct primaries be the only mode of primary election for political parties – a clause the president was not comfortable with and the reason he cited for declining assent to the bill. BBI’s supporters argue the project would improve fairness in the electoral system and help curb unrest, but critics warn it could undermine the country’s democratic institutions while creating more opportunities for patronage and corruption.