Senate has gone into closed-door session to deliberate on Buhari refusal to assent to the Electoral Bill.
NewsOnline reports that Nigeria’s Senate on Tuesday went into a closed session to take a position on President Muhammdu Buhari refusal to assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill.
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This online newspaper understands that Senate President Ahmad Lawan arrived at the Chambers, took the opening prayers at 10.42am and announced that the upper chamber would go into a closed session.
President Buhari had rejected the Electoral Bill, citing security, cost and other implications on the country’s electoral system and political parties.
It was observed that only a handful of Senators were at the chambers before the closed session commenced.
It is believed that the lawmakers would discuss the rejection of the Bill and take a position on whether to allow sleeping dog lie or recall the Bill and pass it with a two-thirds majority.