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NASS can’t veto Buhari on Peace Corps Bill, Electoral Act Amendment – Lawal (SUN)

NASS can’t veto Buhari on Peace Corps Bill, Electoral Act Amendment – Lawal (SUN)

A gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun state, Jimi Lawal, has declared that the threat by the National Assembly to override President Buhari’s rejection to sign into law, Peace Corps Bill and Electoral Act Amendment, would not see light of the day.

According to Lawal, both chambers, which are dominated by the ruling party, would not be able to muster the required majority votes to veto the president.

Lawal, stated this at the weekend, in an interview with our correspondent, shortly after an interactive meeting he held with members and leaders of APC in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.

The governorship aspirant, who backed President Buhari on his rejection of the two bills, said the president in his letter to the National Assembly, had advanced enough and realistic reasons for the bills to be rejected. Read more

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