BILL TO CREATE 74 SEATS FOR WOMEN IN NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PASSES SECOND READING

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“I will step down the bill until the day I am not presiding,” he said.

Ahmad Satomi from Borno countered Kalu, insisting that he should put the bill to a voice vote.

“It does not matter if you are presiding,” Satomi said.

Subsequently, Kalu put the bill to a voice vote. The “ayes” were louder than the “nays,” but he ruled in favour of the “ayes”.

A similar bill was considered in the 9th assembly during the constitution amendment process. The senate and house of representatives voted against it.
https://www.thecable.ng/breaking-bill-to-create-74-seats-for-women-in-nassembly-passes-second-reading/amp/

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