28.9 C
Nigeria
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Senate adopts direct primaries for political parties in Nigeria

The Senate on Tuesday has  approved  that all political parties must use the direct primary mode in picking candidates

Recall that Former Senate president disagrees with  issue of compulsory primary mode of election for electoral parties

While identifying this problem in the proposed law as the provision which makes direct primaries compulsory for parties, he urged members of the National Assembly to save the country from the trouble that will be caused by the proposal to make direct primaries compulsory.

We understood this in a statement issued yesterday by his spokesman, Yusuph Olaniyonu, observed that many of the political parties lack the necessary infrastructure to successfully conduct direct primaries at all levels, while the attempt would lead to litigations that might jeopardize the general election.

Join any of these WhatsApp Groups to receive Prompt News Update on WhatsApp

Chat with us on WhatsApp – 09012328285

Receive Latest Updates on: WhatsApp: iR News Room, Facebook: Intel Region, Twitter: @intelregion, Instagram: @intelregion Telegram: iR News Room

Read More

Latest News

- Advertisement -