News reaching Legit.ng indicates that the National Assembly has transmitted the Age Reduction Bill to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent.
The bill was transmitted with other constitutional amendment that were before now, pending in the federal legislature.
The news is a breakthrough for the Not Too Young To Run movement who intensified their campaign in the last few weeks following the delay by the National Assembly.
The focus of Nigerian youths will now be on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the historic bill which have garnered support from Nigeria's huge young population nationwide.
Expectedly, micro-blogging site, Twitter is buzzing as many of the promoters of the bill have been expressing their joy over the news.
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Legit.ng had joined a large delegation of the The Not Too Young To Run movement to pay a courtesy visit to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, April 19.
The visit was in line with the movement's consistent advocacy to ensure that the age reduction bill sees the light of the day.
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