Electoral Bill: Governors, NASS in last supremacy battle

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The waiting game over the yet to have assented amended electoral bill continued yesterday, with the expiration of the 30-day deadline. President Muhammadu Buhari, who had last Thursday Electoral Bill: Governors, NASS in last supremacy battle• Buhari returns, mum on the decision as Reps set to veto the bill• NASS ties passing of 2022 budget to amended electoral bill• CSOs charge NASS to override President before Christmas• Lawan: Senate will continue to support Buhari• Governors, national lawmakers in last supremacy battle

The waiting game over the yet to assent amended electoral bill continued yesterday, with the expiration of the 30-day deadline. President Muhammadu Buhari, who had last Thursday jetted out of the country to Turkey returned yesterday, some hours to the deadline.

The purpose of Buhari’s trip to Turkey was to participate in the third Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit. On Saturday, the President called on the Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit to provide concrete support to defeat terrorism and insurgency in Africa.

Amid heightened anxiety over the decision of the President on the electoral act amendment bill, the Presidency had on Saturday evening said President Buhari would make his decision known soon.

As of now, there is no communication from the President to the National Assembly on whether he will be giving or withholding his assent to the bill.

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