Senate to commence debate on report for constitution review

Senate to commence debate on report for constitution review

- Senate president, Bukola Saraski, says the debate on report for constitution review will be streamed live on all the social media platforms of the Senate

- The copies of the report for constitution review has been distributed to Senators to enable them make useful and meaningful contributions during the debate

Senate president, Bukola Saraski, has said that the Senate will commence the debate on report for constitution review on Tuesday July 25.

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The Senate president who made the statement on Monday July 24, in a tweet added that the debate will be streamed live on all the social media platforms of the Senate.

NAIJ.com recalls that the deputy Senate president and chairman of the Senate constitution amendment committee, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, had on Thursday, July 20, laid the report on the constitution review which contained items that have been adopted by the Joint session of the Committees of both the Senate and the House of Representatives.

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Vanguard reports that Bukola Saraki asked that copies of the report be distributed to Senators to ensure that they all study it to enable them make useful and meaningful contributions when the debate commences.

Meanwhile, the Nigerian Senate has denied the rumours that the #NotTooYoungToRun Bill has been dropped.

Some media reports had suggested that bill was dropped at the end of the recently concluded joint retreat of national legislators on Constitution Review in Lagos.

The reports had sparked reactions and condemnations from civil society groups and youth organisations across the country.

In the video below, NAIJ.com TV asks some Nigerians if they support calls for the Senate to scrapped.

Source: Naija.ng

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