In Nigeria, house and senate approve 43 constitutional amendment bills to be sent to state assemblies

By Dyepkazah Shibayan, 2 March 2022
Senate of Nigeria (photo credit: Vanguard)
Senate of Nigeria (photo credit: Vanguard)
The senate and house of representatives, on Tuesday, voted on 68 bills seeking to amend the 1999 constitution. The voting on the bills were done simultaneously in both chambers. [...] Bills that pass in only one chamber will not make the list of those that will be sent to the state houses of assembly to be voted on. A total of 43 bills made the cut. Two-thirds of the state assemblies will have to pass the bills before it is now sent to the president for assent. [List of bills and voting by the chambers:]
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