House of representaives

Reps reject bill seeking president to secure over 50% votes in presidential poll

Reps reject bill seeking president to secure over 50% votes in presidential poll

In the case of a presidential candidate, they are only deemed elected after securing the “highest number of votes cast at the election; and they have not less than one-quarter of the votes cast at the election in each of at least two-thirds of all the states in the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja,” as stated in Section 134 of the constitution.