Error in Electoral Act: Reps to reconvene for emergency sitting today


By Aaron Ossai

Members of the House of Representatives will reconvene today for an emergency sitting to discuss critical issues of national interest especially to amend an error discovered in the amended Electoral Act.

This was contained in a letter from the office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives, signed by the Clerk, Dr. Yahaya Danzaria.

“This is to inform all Hon Members, staff, media and the general public that the House hereby reconvenes for an emergency plenary session against tomorrow, Wednesday, May 11.

“The session has become necessary especially as to amend a fundamental error in the Electoral Act.

“The House regrets this short notice and implores all Members to be present”, the letter read.