Reps reassure on Electoral Bill



The House of Representatives has reassured that it will pass the Electoral Bill before the end of June.

the House, Rep. Benjamin Kalu (APC-Abia) said this when spoke with newsmen at the National Assembly Complex on Wednesday in Abuja.

The said that all the technical work on the bill had been concluded, saying that the house was prioritising on the passage of the bill.

“On the , we have promised Nigerians that the bill will be out before the middle of this which is June, we are certain that it will beyond the middle of the .

“The determination of the house is to get it even before the end of April; as you all know, the report is ready, it was table presentation yesterday.

“It is time sensitive, in law we say time is of the essence in the formalisation of the and having that in mind, we are going to prioritise the because of the time element in it.

“Be assured that in no distant time, it is going to up laying because they have finished their technical work on it so let’s have a fuller house that will be able that all the clauses carry the intention of the house,’’ said.(NAN)