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Senate moves to prevent State High Courts from an engaging pre-political race in new law

Nigeria Senate on Wednesday acquainted a bill with alter the 1999 Constitution such that State High Court’s would never again be engaging pre-political race cases.

The bill, which was supported by the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege stated, “pre-political decision debates radiating from Congresses, Conferences, Conventions or different gatherings” should never again be the matter of the State High Courts.

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Moreso, the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory which has organized locale with State High Courts was additionally influenced in the bill.

The two bills to change the influenced arrangements in the Constitution passed second perusing on the floor of the Senate.

There were alluded to the Ad-hoc Senate Committee on Constitutional Review for a nitty-gritty thought at the formal proceedings.

Senate President, Dr Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan asked the Committee to speed up activity, saying that there was a need to clean the legal framework in the treatment of political race issues.

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