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Constitution Review: “Senate Should Be Scrapped” – Akeredolu

As the process of amending the 1999 Constitution is ongoing, the State Governor, , has called for a unicameral legislature for the country.

 

Specifically, the governor said the upper chamber of the should be scrapped while the Assembly should be on part-time basis to reduce the cost of governance.

 

Akeredolu stated this at the Centre of the -West Zonal Public Hearing on the review constitution, held at the International Cultural and Event Center, , the state capital, on Tuesday.

 

Represented by his deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, the governor said the position of the state was for the to be reduced in weight and responsibilities.

 

He said, “The position of the State has been made public. We advocate for a largely reduced in size and scope of engagement. We want to see a Constitution that will enhance the performance of public office holders at all levels.

 

“It is possible to have a that will serve the in deed and truth. The law of the land must aid this realistic expectation. We must reduce the cost of governance and shift attention to service delivery in this trying period.”

 

He added, “The country may consider dropping the current bicameral structure of the and adopt a unicameral legislature. The membership of the Assembly should be part time. No member should earn allowances not known to the Revenue Mobilisation and Allocation Committee and, more importantly, they claim to serve.

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“Legislators should earn under a uniform structure. Allowance peculiarities must not be about obscenity. The should be scrapped. The House of Representatives too should not be unwieldly. A maximum of four representatives should come from each zone.”

 

He mentioned the position of the state to include, creation of state , devolution of powers, state control of resources, decentralization of supreme court among others.

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18 comments

Brownjr 1 June 2021 at 7:21 PM

I Guess Removing Or Restructuring It Will Reduce The Rate Of Corruption.

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JoBrav 1 June 2021 at 11:05 PM

Not only the Senate should be scrapped, yhe61999 constitution needs amendments and reconstruction generally for a better Nigeria.

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Okoro samuel 2 June 2021 at 4:58 AM

Well spoke

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Abdulsomad 7 June 2021 at 4:18 PM

Aketi shut up

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Davidson 2 June 2021 at 4:58 AM

Interesting

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Isaac 2 June 2021 at 4:59 AM

True

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Happiness 2 June 2021 at 2:16 PM

Nice said but…

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His Anointed 3 June 2021 at 2:10 PM

Really?

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Davins 3 June 2021 at 2:18 PM

It should ..and it must be scrap

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Dera 3 June 2021 at 2:19 PM

I agree with that

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Adedapo Ogunsola 4 June 2021 at 1:02 AM

A prove of how uneducated some of our leaders are. Like what exactly is this guy saying?

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Adeola 7 June 2021 at 8:39 AM

🙆🏼‍♂️🙆🏼‍♂️ after packing money

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Davins 7 June 2021 at 1:06 PM

Yes it should

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His Anointed 7 June 2021 at 3:41 PM

But why

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Elisha 7 June 2021 at 8:21 PM

What’s all of this things going on na

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Empire 9 June 2021 at 5:54 PM

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Israel 17 June 2021 at 11:13 PM

Yes ooo

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