House of Reps names conference committee on Electoral Act

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The House of Representatives on Tuesday named a seven-man conference to work with the Senate to harmonise grey areas in the Electoral Act amendment bill passed by both chambers before their summer break.

Members of the include Akeem Adeyemi, who will lead the team; James Abiodun Faleke (APC, Lagos); Aisha Dukku (APC, Gombe); Blessing Onuh (APC, Benue); Nyima Idem (PDP, Akwa Ibom); Chris Azubogu (PDP, Anambra) and Abdullahi Kalambaina (APC, Sokoto).

The Conference is to work with the Senate Committee, which constituted on resumption of plenary to perfect the Electoral Act and get it ready for Presidential assent.

Although it is not clear how long the has to carry out it’s assignment, the House has said it committed to passing the electoral Act to provide for the smooth conduct of the 2023 general elections.

Details shortly…