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Senate – “Memoranda Submission Prolonged By Two Weeks” (Constitution Review)

Senate – “Memoranda Submission Prolonged By Two Weeks” (Constitution Review)

An announcement from the Office of the Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, who is the committee chairman, suggests that memoranda would now proceed to be received till September 25.

The Senate ad-hoc committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution has extended the submission of memoranda with the useful resource of two weeks.

An announcement from the Office of the Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, who is the committee chairman, suggests that memoranda would now proceed to be received till September 25.

The declaration used to be signed through ability of Yomi Odunuga, Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the Deputy President of the Senate .

The assertion indicated that the beforehand slated closing date for submission of memoranda used to be September 11.

It, however, referred to that the new closing date used to be in response to appeals by using potential of ‘stakeholders’ from a variety of elements of the Federation.

Giving in a similar fashion explanation, it referred to that the extension of a closing date would accommodate these who requested for more time to carry their memoranda forward.

“The request for an extension of the cut-off date was authorized as segment of measures to in a similar way beautify the constitution consider process and widen possibilities for extra firms and folks to be involved.

“As stated earlier, all proposals or memoranda are to be submitted to the Secretariat of the Committee in Room 0.28, Senate New Wing at the National Assembly Complex, Abuja.

Thematic areas
It in a similar way clarified that the memoranda being expected ought to center of interest on any of the following thirteen thematic areas:

“Gender equality for female and girls; Federal structure and electrical energy devolution; local authorities and its autonomy.

“Others are: public revenue, fiscal federation and income allocation; Nigerian Police and Nigerian security architecture, as nicely as comprehensive judicial reforms.

“Electoral reforms; socio-economic and cultural rights as contained in Chapter 2 of the Constitution.

“Strengthening the Independence of oversight companies and companies created by way of the usage of the constitution or pursuant to an act of the National Assembly; residency and indigene provisions; immunity; National Assembly and kingdom creation.”

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