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Reps Introduce 6 Years Single Term Bill For President, Governors

Posted by George on Tue 17th Dec, 2019 - tori.ng

The bill is coming at a time of rumours that the incumbent, Muhammadu Buhari is seeking a third term.

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The House of Representatives have introduced a bill to change the tenure of President, Governors to a single term of 6 years.

Sponsored by reps member John Dyegh of the All Progressives Congress, the bill has passed through a first reading and has been listed for a second reading by the House.

The bill seeks to change the tenure of President from the 4 years of two terms to a single term of 6years.

If passed, the will also change the tenure of members of the National Assembly and States Houses of Assembly to 6years from the current 4years term.

The bill is coming at a time of rumours that the incumbent, Muhamadu Buhari is seeking a third term. 



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