Nigerian Senate inaugurates 56-member committee to review constitution

Nigerian Senate inaugurates 56-member committee to review constitution

- The Nigerian Senate has begun moves to review the constitution of the country

- An ad-hoc committee has been constituted, which will be headed by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege

- All eight principal officers of the red chamber are part pf the committee

The president of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, alongside the leadership of the Senate on Thursday, February 6, inaugurated an ad-hoc committee to review Nigeria's constitution.

This was disclosed in a tweet via the official Twitter handle of the upper chamber.

The 56-member review committee is headed by the deputy Senate president, Ovie Omo-Agege.

Nigerian Senate inaugurates 56-member committee to review constitution

Nigerian Senate inaugurates 56-member committee to review constitution
Source: UGC

Lawan during plenary session announced members of the steering and substantive committees of the review of the constitution.

The committee is made up of all eight principal officers of the red chamber including one senator from each state, and two members from each geo-political zones.

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This is coming less than three days after the president of the Senate, set up an ad-hoc committee on Nigeria security challenges. The special assistant to the Senate president made the disclosure in a tweet.

Legit.ng previously reported that Nigeria's Senate president said that the National Assembly would take action against Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) that fail to submit their audit reports.

Lawan made this known on Tuesday, February 4, on the floor of the upper legislative chamber after the budget of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) was passed.

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