Senate Passes Electoral Act 2010 (Amendment) Bill

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By Deji Elumoye in Abuja

The Senate on Tuesday passed the Electoral Act 2010 (Amendment) Bill after the third reading on the floor of the upper chamber of the National Assembly.

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Senator Suleiman Nazif, had at plenary presented a clause by clause draft amendment to the Bill after which the Senate unanimously passed the Bill.

President Muhammadu Buhari had thrice this year refused assent to the three earlier Electoral Act Amendment Bill transmitted to him by the National Assembly.

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