OrderPaperToday – Following the amendment of the 1999 constitution to guarantee the financial autonomy of state judiciary and legislature, President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an executive order for its implementation.

The President on Friday announced the signing of the executive order 10 for immediate implementation via his Twitter handle.

It would be recalled that the President signed the alteration into law in 2018, following some amendment to the constitution by the 8th Assembly.

“Based on the power vested in me under Section 5 of the 1999 Constitution (as Amended), I, today, signed into law Executive Order No. 10 of 2020 for the implementation of Financial Autonomy of State Legislature and State Judiciary.

“This administration will continue to do everything to strengthen the principles and practice of democracy and democratic governance in Nigeria,” the President said.


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