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Electoral Bill: NASS Attempted To Become Sole Administrator Of Political Parties – Lamido



Lamido agrees with Buhari on electoral act

Sule Lamido, former Jigawa State Governor, has concurred with the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari not to sign the amended electoral bill into law.

Lamido submitted that political parties in the country should be allowed the best way to determine their candidates for election without any overbearing influence from outsiders.

He went further to explained that, the content of the bill was an attempt by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)-controlled National Assembly to turn itself into a sole administrator of the political parties.

According to the former Governor who spoke at his country home Bamaina in Birnin Kudu Local Government Area of Jigawa.

He said President Buhari’s decision to reject the bill has vindicated his own position on the subject matter.

Revealing his own position, Lamido agreed that the bill would have created a huge financial and logistics burden on political parties.