Op-ed: Nigerian youth engagement in constitutional review to enhance political participation

By Ibrahim Faruk, 9 September 2016
Photo credit: YNaija
Photo credit: YNaija
<p>Constitution review is a continuous process and has been on the front burner of national discourse since 1999. The 6<span>th</span>&nbsp;Assembly successfully passed three sets of alterations (amendments) to the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the review process from 2007 – 2011.</p><p>The 7<span>th</span>&nbsp;Assembly, however, was not as successful as its predecessor despite the constituency hearings organized by the House of Representatives and the six zonal hearings held by the Senate to collate memoranda and views of Nigerians on what amendments should be made to the constitution.</p>
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