JUST IN: Senate approves only direct primaries for parties

The Senate, on Tuesday, approved an amendment to the Electoral Act, which provides that political parties would, henceforth, use only the direct mode of primaries to elect candidates for elections.

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Recall that the Senate had earlier approved a provision in the Electoral Bill that allowed parties to use either direct or indirect mode of primaries in nominating candidates for elections during primaries.

The resolutions of the Red Chamber followed a motion titled: ‘Motion for recommittal’ sponsored by the Senate Leader, Sen. Yahaya Abdullahi (Kebbi North).

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Electoral ActSen. Yahaya AbdullahiSenate Leader
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