President Muhammadu Buhari has, for the third time, declined his assent to the Amendment made in the Electoral Act and returned it to the National Assembly.
Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly (Senate), Ita Enang, who spoke to newsmen today, Friday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said that the President has communicated to the National Assembly on the decision taken on the Electoral Act.
He refused to answer questions on the implications of none assent of the President to the Act, saying continuously that the National Assembly is in a better position to make any inputs into the matter.
He said however that the President has assented to the amendment made to the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) act.
According to him, with the assent, NOUN can now operate and enjoy the same status like other conventional universities in the country.