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#ConstitutionReview: Senate passes #NotTooYoungToRun, Independent Candidacy, Immunity for Legislators Bills



The Nigerian senate on Wednesday, commenced voting on the several Bills included in the ongoing constitution amendment process.

Among the Bills passed were the Not Too Young to Run Bill; Independent candidacy; immunity for legislators for WORDS spoken on the floor of the legislative chambers; creation of states and boundary adjustment; local government and State Houses of Assembly autonomy; among others.

97 of the 109 senators were in attendance, and the e-voting system was used.

See the voting results below:

Watch the livestream below:


  1. Poesy

    July 26, 2017 at 4:01 pm

    At last, some people are going to have their wish of appearing on ‘African Voices’ come to pass.
    Blame my snark on chocolate cravings. I’m trying to live a sugar-free life for my health but the struggle is real.

  2. Tosin

    July 26, 2017 at 4:10 pm

    Finally. Oya o ,2019, we need young intelligent smart pole, so our grandfathers can rest and reap the fruit of deir labour. But men in our generation shaaa, lolll. It would be interesting if we keep jazz out of politics shaaa.


      July 27, 2017 at 4:57 pm

      *and women

  3. Ayaba

    July 26, 2017 at 4:36 pm

    We don’t care,we would only care when they reduce their salaries and allowances and stop their corrupt practices

    • Well done Sirs

      July 26, 2017 at 5:20 pm

      Na wah oh, applaud this one first na and then make a request for the others. Well done Sirs, more is expected of you.

  4. Poesy

    July 26, 2017 at 4:41 pm

    At last, some people’s wish of appearing on African Voices will come to pass.
    Blame my snark on chocolate cravings – I’m trying to live a sugar-free life for my health but the struggle is real. Does anyone have extra Twix?

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