APC governors to submit Constitutional Amendment Bill to National Assembly

By Aanya Igomu

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Governors of the All Progressives Congress, APC under the platform of the Progressive Governors Forum, PGF are studying areas for constitutional amendment which they will submit to the National Assembly.

Edo state governor Godwin Obaseki who was represented by his deputy Mr. Philip Shuaibu stated this while briefing journalists in Abuja after a meeting of the PGF Steering Committee on Good Governance.

He said the committee will study the report of governor Nasir El-Rufai-led committee on restructuring and draw out the areas that need amendments from the report.

Mr Shuaibu added that the PGF is working on better synergy between the APC governors, legislators and the party in order to better drive the party’s manifesto and good governance in their various states.

Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi who was at the meeting said a sub-committee has been set up to come up with key areas from the El-Rufai report that would require legislative action especially in areas of good governance both at the state and federal levels.

The Deputy House Leader Mr. Peter Akpatason said that they were focusing on the party’s agenda of taking Nigeria to the next level.

“We are trying to reduce a whole lot of issues together tso as to have a more compact position that reflects the party’s agenda for taking Nigeria to the next level focusing on critical issues that Nigerians are concerned about and which  aligns with the developmental efforts of the nation” Akpatason said.

 

Emmanuel Ukoh