President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday wrote a letter to the National Assembly informing the lawmakers of his decision to withhold assent to the Electoral Act amendment bill.
The letter was reportedly read to the members of the House of Representatives on the floor by the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara.
Read the president’s letter below:
JUST IN: Buhari to address Nigerians on Democracy Day
President, Major General (Retd.) Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday (tomorrow) address the nation in commemoration of this year’s Democracy Day.
According to a statement on Thursday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President’s message will be broadcast by 7 am.
The statement read, “To commemorate Nigeria’s Democracy Day, President Muhammadu Buhari will broadcast to the nation on Friday, June 12, 2020, at 7 am.
“Television and radio stations, as well as other electronic media outlets, are enjoined to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority and Radio Nigeria respectively for the broadcast.”
JUST IN: Nigeria records 229 new COVID-19 cases, total now 8,068
The National Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 229 new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria which brings the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 8068
NCDC made this known via a tweet on its official Twitter handle @NCDCgov.
229 new cases of #COVID19;
8068 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
JUST IN: Buhari appoints New Chief of Staff
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Prof. Ibrahim Gambari as the new Chief of Staff.
Proffessor Gambari replaces former Chief of Staff, late Abba Kyari who died of coronavirus.
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