National Assembly to vote on 33 Constitution Alteration Bills today: UPDATE

95 Senators are Present for the clause by clause voting and there are 33 bills to be passed

The process starts with an official prayer from the Senate President Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki.

 

The senate receives the conference Committee Report on the Public Procurement Act. The Report was laid by the member representing Plateau in the 8th National Assembly, Senator, Joshua Dariye.

 

The Senate Reports on the Bill to Prohibit lynching and the Bill to Prohibit Abduction and Wrongful Restraint were laid by Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Judicial Matters, Senator David Umaru.(Niger East)

 

Senator Test Run E- voting

Following a directive from the Senate the test run of E-Voting ahead of the clause by clause consideration of the amendment to the 1999 Constitution has started Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 1, 2017 (Composition of Members of the Council of State)

95 Senators Vote YES

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 2, 2017 (Authorisation of Expenditure)

Yes : 93 No: 1 Abstain: 1

 

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 3, 2017 (Devolution of Powers)

Yes: 90 No: 5 Abstain: 0

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 4, 2017 (Financial Autonomy of State Legislatures)

Yes: 90 No: 5 Abstain: 0

 

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 5, 2017 (Distributable Pool Account)

Yes: 84 No: 8 Abstain: 1

 

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 6, 2017 (Democretic Existence Funding)

Yes: 88 No: 7 Abstain: 1

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 7, 2017 (State Creation and boundary Adjustment)

Yes: 47 No: 48 Abstain: 0

 

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 8, 2017 (Immunity for Legislature for Acts in Course of Duty)

Yes: 93 No: 1 Abstain: 0

 

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 9, 2017 (Political Parties and Electoral Matters)  

Yes: 90 No: 0 Abstain: 0

 

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 10, 2017 (Presidential Assent)

Yes: 95 No: 1 Abstain: 0

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 11, 2017 (Timeframe for submitting the Names Ministerial or Commissioners Nominees)

Yes: 75 No: 19 Abstain: 0

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 11b, 2017 (Submission of Ministerial Nominees with their portfolios)

Yes: 78 No: 16 Abstain: 1

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 11c, 2017 (35% affirmative action for women as ministers)

Yes: 49 No: 43 Abstain: 2

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 11d, 2017 (Commissioner Nominees with their Portfolios)

Yes: 84 No: 7 Abstain: 0

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 11e, 2017 (Office of the Commissioner shall be attached with Portfolio)

Yes: 87 No: 8 Abstain: 0

 

 

 

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 11f, 2017 (Affirmative action for women as State Commissioners)

Yes: 61 No: 35 Abstain: 0

 

 

 

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 12, 2017 (Appointment of Minister from the FCT)  

Yes: 77 No: 12 Abstain: 3

 

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 13, 2017 (Change of Names of some Local Government Councils)

Yes: 84 No: 2 Abstain: 2

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 14, 2017 (Independent Candidacy)

Yes: 82 No: 5 Abstain: 3

 

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 15, 2017 (The Nigerian Police Force to become Nigerian Police)

Yes: 87 No: 2 Abstain: 1

 

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 16, 2017 (Restriction of Tenure of the President and Governor)

Yes: 88 No: 0 Abstain: 1

 

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 17, 2017 (Separation of the Office of Accountant-General)

Yes: 95 No: 1 Abstain: 1

 

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 18, 2017 (Office of the Auditor-General/ Commissioner of Justice)  

Yes: 95 No: 1 Abstain: 1

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 19, 2017 (Separation of the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and of the State from the office of the Minister or Commissioner for Justice)

Yes: 95 No: 1 Abstain: 1

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 20, 2017 (Submissions from Judiciary)

Yes: 95 No: 2 Abstain: 1

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 21, 2017 (Determination of Pre-Election Matters)

Yes: 97 No: 0 Abstain: 0

 

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 22, 2017 (Constitutional Amendment on Civil Defence)

Yes: 97 No: 8 Abstain: 0

 

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 23, 2017 (Citizenship and Indigeneship)

Yes: 49 No: 46 Abstain: 0

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 24, 2017 (Procedure for overriding Presidential veto in Constitutional Alteration)

Yes: 87 No: 4 Abstain: 0

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 25, 2017 (Removal of law making power from Executive Arm)

Yes: 89 No: 3 Abstain: 0

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Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 26, 2017 (Investments and Securities Tribunal)

Yes: 76 No: 14 Abstain: 5

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 27, 2017 (Reduction of Age Qualification)  

Yes: 86 No: 10 Abstain: 1

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 28, 2017 (Authorisation of Expenditure 1)

Yes: 94 No: 0 Abstain: 0

 

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 29, 2017 (Deletion of the NYSC Decree from the Constitution)

Yes: 88 No: 3 Abstain: 0

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 30, 2017 (Deletion of the Public Complaints Commission Act from the Constitution)  

Yes: 90 No: 1 Abstain: 2

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 31, 2017 (Deletion of the National Securities Act from the CFRN)

Yes: 922 No: 2 Abstain: 0

 

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 32, 2017 (Deletion of the Land Use Act from the Constitution)

Yes: 46 No: 44 Abstain: 0

 

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bill, No. 33, 2017(Deletion of state from CFRN)

Yes: 46 No: 44 Abstain: 0

 

 

 

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