Buhari finally signs Electoral Amendment Bill into law

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, finally signed the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2021 into law.

The signing ceremony happened inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja at about 12:30pm.

Among those present, while the President was assenting to the bill includes the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Mahmood Yakubu; President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan among others.

The assent is coming a few days after a coalition of civil society organisations staged a protest to compel the president to assent to the amended document.

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