Nigeria’s electoral reforms committee inaugurated

Chukwumerije Aja, Abuja.

In a concerted effort to ensure an electoral process that would meet global standards and satisfy the desire of the electorate, President Buhari has set up a constitutional and electoral reforms committee.

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami announced that the 24-member Committee would be chaired by the former Senate President, Senator Ken Nnamani, who is expected to bring his wealth of experience to bear on the reform process.

An academician, Dr. Mamman Lawal of Bayero University, Kano is the Committee Secretary.

The Attorney General of the Federation charged the Committee 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.”