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Constitution amendment: NBA submits proposal to N-Assembly

 By Innocent Anaba

ABUJA—The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has presented its proposed amendments to the 1999 constitution to the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Usman Nafada.

NBA’s General Secretary, Mr Ibrahim Mark, who spoke on the occasion,  said, “on behalf of the President, National Executive Committee, Constitutional Review Committee and members of the NBA, I am pleased to submit our proposals for the amendment of the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

“The NBA strongly supports the House of Representatives demonstrated commitment to urgently review the 1999 constitution in a consultative and inclusive manner. We also support the House’s desire to ensure that the outcome of the review process responds to the yearnings of Nigerians for good governance and democratic consolidation. Our proposals will help further this objective. We are aware of the tremendous progress made by the House.


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