In Nigeria, senate holds national public hearing on constitutional review

By The Guardian, Nigeria, 4 June
Constitution of Nigeria (photo credit: businessday.ng)
Constitution of Nigeria (photo credit: businessday.ng)
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, says a national public hearing on the review of the 1999 Constitution will [be held] from Thursday, June 3 to Friday, June 4 in Abuja. [...] Lawan appealed to Nigerians to seize the opportunity provided by the national public hearing commencing on Thursday to state their positions on issues that would improve the quality of governance. [... He said,] “We believe that we must do whatever is necessary to provide a platform for Nigerians to hear their views, give their positions and canvass for whatever they feel would make our country better, and make governance more efficient and successful. “Like I said before, we have no pre-conceived positions on anything and, therefore, this is the time for our citizens to take the opportunity,” he said.
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