Commotion As Senators Disagree Over Electronic Transmission Of Election Results

The Senate session, on Thursday, turned rowdy over discussions on the electoral act modification invoice.

A heated argument broke out when the Senate deputy whip, Sabi Abdullahi, proposed an modification to part 50 (3) of the electoral invoice, Cable studies.

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“The commission may transmit results of elections by electronic means where and when practicable,” the part reads.

Abdullahi proposed that the Nigerian Communications Commission should certify that nationwide protection is sufficient and safe whereas the nationwide meeting should approve earlier than the Independent National Electoral Commission can transmit election outcomes.

But Albert Bassey, the Senator representing Akwa Ibom North-East, kicked towards the thought and mentioned the preliminary proposal made by the committee ought to be retained.

The higher legislative chamber subsequently moved right into a closed session following the forwards and backwards over the matter. 

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Commotion As Senators Disagree Over Electronic Transmission Of Election Results

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