Published on Mar 13, 2018 Greenbarge Reporters
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned the amendment of the electoral forwarded passed by the Senate to the National Assembly with a proviso that he would not assent to illegality.
In a letter that accompanied the returned unsigned bill, which was ready by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Buhari said: “pursuant to Section 58(4) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended), I hereby convey to the Senate, my decision, on 3rd March 2018, to decline Presidential Assent to the Electoral Amendment Bill 2018 recently passed by the National Assembly.
“Some of my reasons include the following:
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