OrderPaperToday – President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday charged the Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to commence deliberations on electoral reforms.
He also told them to ensure that the process meets the expectations of Nigeria.
Lawan stated this while referring the confirmation of the nomination of Dr. Chukwuemeka Chukwu for appointment as a Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) to the INEC Committee.
He said: “We must ensure that we work so hard and assiduously on the electoral reforms.
“This is one way of ensuring that we collect all the different submissions from different stakeholders.
“Our Committee on INEC together with major stakeholders should start working on this as quickly as possible, to ensure that we are able to meet the expectations of Nigerians regarding electoral reforms.”
The Committee was given four weeks to submit its report REC nominee.