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BREAKING: Reps Rescind Decision On 3 Rejected Women Bills 


March 08, (THEWILL) – Members of the House of Representatives have rescinded their decision on three bills earlier rejected in the process of the 1999 constitution amendment.

The bills include: Bill to expand scope of citizenship by registration; Affirmative action for women in political party administration; Provision for criteria to be indigene of a state in Nigeria.

The development followed a motion moved and adopted  at plenary on Tuesday by the chairman, House Committee on Business and Rules, Hassan Fulata.

The bills (indigenship, citizenship, and 35 % affirmative action for women) will be recommended for consideration and will be part of the second batch of constitution amendment to be presented in a couple of months.