Tambuwal To NASS: Begin Electoral Reforms, Constitution Amendment

Tambuwal To NASS: Begin Electoral Reforms, Constitution Amendment

By Muhammad Goronyo, Sokoto

Sokoto state Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has urged the leadership and members of the National Assembly to as a matter of urgency begin the process of electoral reforms and constitutional amendments.
The Governor made the plea Wednesday while receiving the Ambassador Head of delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS Ketil Karsen who paid him a courtesy visit at government house sokoto.

Tambuwal said that the process would no doubt ensure that all the new innovations introduced in the current electoral  process are captured constitutionally.

Governor Tambuwal further said the process would give legal frame work that would go along  way in strengthening and deepening the nation’s democracy.

Earlier Ambassador Ketil Karsen said he had dialogue with Tambuwal on various issues including security situation in the Northwest part of Nigeria.
He said that during their discussions the Governor told him the efforts being made by the Governors of the zone  to curtail the manace of banditry and insecurity.
Ketil Karsen explained that peace provide opportunity for development pointing out that their discussions also focused on development challenges in Sokoto state and future support of EU to the state.

The Ambassador further said they also discussed on the need for early reform of the electoral act with a view to deepening and consolidating  the nation’s democracy. 

According SA media and Public Affairs to the governor, Abdullahi S Danko,  the Ambassador further said their discussionsFocused on general health, education, environment, women and gender streamlining among others.


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