Breaking: Senate condemns alleged massive use of military forces in 2019 elections

Breaking: Senate condemns alleged massive use of military forces in 2019 elections

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday, March 20, condemned the alleged massive use of Nigerian military forces in the just concluded general elections.

This followed the consideration of a motion on militarisation of Nigeria electoral process sponsored by Senator Dino Melaye and seven others.

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Consequently, the Senate urged INEC to ensure the unrestricted and consistent application of all electoral laws without bias to a candidate or a party in all elections.

The Senate also directed its committee on INEC to investigate all perceived inconsistent application of electoral laws by the electoral umpire in the 2019 elections.

Going further, the Senate urged President Muhammadu Buhari to give assent to the recent amendment to the Electoral Act to ensure a level playing field and adoption of equal standards in our national elections for a strong and peaceful democracy in Nigeria.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the organised labour in Nasarawa state commended the National Assembly, following the approval of N30,000 as the new minimum wage.

The Nasarawa state chairmen of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) gave the commendation in separate interviews on Wednesday, March 20, in Lafia.

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According to the duo, the approval of the new national minimum wage was a good omen and a morale booster to the entire workers in the country.

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Source: Legit.ng

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