Constitution Review: Reps adopts 2014 National Conference report

An adhoc committee of the House of Representatives on the review of the 1999 constitution, Thursday, said it has adopted report of The ‎National Conference, 2014 as part of its working document.A statement by Wole Oladimeji, Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Speaker, Yussuff Lasun, said the decision to adopt the report of the National Conference was taken at a working session/retreat of the committee held at Transcorp Hilton hotel, Abuja

“Copies of the report have been circulated to members of the committee‎ to go through and come up with recommendations to the committee while the consultants to the committee have given the report to advise the committee on how to go about it.

“Some of the salient proposals in the report would be turned into draft bills‎ which would be presented to the house for adoption and passage.

“The committee would commence work on the review immediately the House resumes from its Sallah break”, the statement read.

The meeting was presided over by the chairman of the committee, Hon. Lasun.


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