BREAKING: Senate Passes Harmonised Electoral Bill
Information reaching Naija News House says that Senate Passes Harmonised Electoral Bill
The Senate has passed the harmonised version of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill.
The harmonised version is the final agreed version of the amendment on clause 84 between the Senate and House of Representatives.
The harmonised version which was passed by the Senate during the plenary on Tuesday includes direct, indirect, and consensus methods of nominating candidates by political parties.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan said both chambers have agreed in the harmonised bill to give a clear and sufficient definition for each mode of primaries and how they are to be conducted.
He added that for the consensus method, the two chambers have produced a very clear definition of how a consensus candidate will emerge.