Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Reps begin constitutional amendment today

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The House of Representatives is to begin the process of amending the 1999 constitution today with the formal inauguration of the Special Adhoc Committee by Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad and chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Dr. Kayode Fayemi are some of the dignitaries expected at the event.

Headed by Deputy Speaker, Ahmed Idris Wase, the committee is expected to hold public hearings and collate views of a cross section of Nigerians.