President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday assented to two bills passed by the 8th National Assembly. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Ita Enang disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja. NAN quoted Enang as saying the bills included the Federal University of Agriculture Zuru, Kebbi State Bill and the Architects Registration Council Amendment Bill.
Former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the last general elections has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari to fast track the implementation of the recommendation of the National Electoral Reform Committee headed by Justice Mohammed Lawal Uwais, to avert rigging of future elections.
Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki has said he would not issue a fresh proclamation letter for the inauguration of the 7th Edo State House of Assembly, since the Nigerian Constitution 1999 as amended, mandates state governors to issue proclamation only once for the inauguration of their Houses of Assembly.