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Senate begins electoral act amendment

By OakTV   |   30 November 2019   |   9:42 am  
The Senate on Tuesday began consideration of a bill to amend Nigeria’s Electoral Act. The Bill which scaled Second Reading is For an Act to Amend the Electoral Act (No.6), 2010. According to the Sponsors, Senators Ovie Omo-Agege (APC, Delta Central) and Abubakar Kyari (APC, Borno North), the bill which has 26 clauses seeks to amend the Electoral Act to strengthen and protect Nigeria’s democracy, as well as “cure specific mischief plaguing our (Nigeria’s) elections and electoral processes."

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