JUST-IN: President Buhari Signs Electoral Act Amendment 2021 Into Law
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President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the long-awaited Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2021 into law.
Buhari said the new law should reduce disagreements and ambiguities in the electoral process, adding that he received inputs from various areas to ensure the law is rich.
Recall, the President last year withheld assent to an earlier version of the bill for reasons he expressed in his communication to the National Assembly.
He however signed the bill into an act after it was presented to him by his Senior Special Adviser on National Assembly Matters (Senate) Senator Babajide Omoworare.
The President also pointed out few issues in the new Act, to which he had proposed an amendments and appealed to the National Assembly to give the required attention to it.
The ceremony was witnessed by the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), Dr Kayode Fayemi, and some others
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