The Senate President, Ahmed Lawan disclosed that the Electoral Amendment Bill would be approved by the National Assembly before the end of June.
The Senate President disclosed this during a meeting with the UK Minister for Africa, James Duddridge and the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing on Tuesday in Abuja.
“On the Electoral Amendment Bill, we have been working on that. It is also in our programme, we will be able to pass it before we go on summer break. We are hopeful that we will be able to pass the bill before the end of June,” Lawan said.
What you should know
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) stated last year that it is working with the National Assembly to introduce technology enhanced solutions into Nigeria’s Electoral Act to make elections more credible in Nigeria.