BREAKING: Reps omits compulsory direct primary clause, pass electoral bill.


Following the stance the The Independent Electioral Commission (INEC) that it won’t release the 2023 general election time table unless the electoral law is passed, the house of representatives has passed the electoral act amendment bill but without the compulsory direct primary clause.

The bill was passed at the house sitting on Wednesday after removed the clause (84) requiring political parties to only select candidates through direct primaries.

E it would be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari had earlier declined assent to the bill, citing his reservations with the direct primary clause.

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