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Senator Ken Nnamani heads Buhari’s 24-man Electoral Reform Committee; Clem Nwankwo, Muiz Banire members

President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari
Senator Ken Nnamani
Senator Ken Nnamani
President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted a 24-member Electoral Reform Panel. Former Senate President, Dr. Ken Nnamani is Chairman of the Committee while Dr. Mamman Lawal of Ado Bayero University, Kano will serve as Secretary.

Members of the Committee, which will be inaugurated on Tuesday by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, are drawn from Civil Society Organisations, the academia, legal profession, traditional institutions, as well as former legislators.

 Dr. Clement Nwankwo.

Dr. Clement Nwankwo.
A press statement by the AGF’s media aide, Mr. Salisu Isah, on Sunday, said the Constitutional/ Electoral Reform Committee was set-up as part of efforts by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, “to ensure an electoral process that would meet the global standard and satisfy the desire of the electorates”.
 Dr. Muiz Banire.

Dr. Muiz Banire.

According to him,“The Committee is expected to Review Electoral environment, laws and experiences from recent elections conducted in Nigeria and make Recommendations to strengthen and achieve the conduct of free and fair elections in Nigeria.”

Members of the Committee include Dr. Muiz Banire, SAN, Dr. Clement Nwankwo, Chief A.C Ude and Mr. Tahir, the Director, Legal Drafting, Federal Ministry of Justice.

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