Senators Reject Bill Seeking Power Rotation in Nigeria

Written by on September 28, 2022

A bill Seeking to legalise  power rotation across the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria, was rejected by the senate at plenary yesterday.

The bill sponsored by Senator Patrick Abba Moro (PDP Benue South), was to pass second reading after his lead debate, but vehemently kicked against by many of the senators, who contributed to the debate.

Moro, had in his lead debate titled: “A bill for an Act to Provide for the Rotation of Power and for other related matters there in 2022”, said there was need for a law to legalise rotation of power across the various geographical divides in the country.

Thisday reports In their contributions, senators, who took turns to speak, kicked against the bill on the grounds of running against provisions of the 1999 Constitution which made Moro to hurriedly withdraw the bill through order 42 of the Senate standing rules.


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