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NASS Will Pass Electoral Act Amendment Bill By Q1 2021 – Lawan

A file photograph of the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, throughout plenary on the higher chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja.

 

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has assured that the National Assembly will cross the Electoral Act Amendment Bill by the primary quarter of 2021.

Lawan gave the peace of mind on Wednesday at a public listening to on the repeal of the Electoral Act 2010 and enactment of the 2020 Electoral Act.

Senator Lawan on the public listening to stated the National Assembly will work to make this attainable in order that the amended 2020 Electoral Act will likely be examined in early elections to gauge its effectiveness.

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In his contribution on the listening to, former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu who has chaired earlier amendments of the electoral act desires the modification of digital voting to be expanded to incorporate digital transmission of votes.

After a sequence of deliberations on the invoice, the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, final month, scaled second studying within the House of Representatives.

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila nonetheless identified that digital voting might fail in rural areas and the votes of the folks there have to be made to depend.

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