LAGOS SIEC Law Amended By Lagos Assembly

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A bill for a law to amend the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) Law 2015 and for connected purposes was passed by the Lagos State House of Assembly at plenary on Monday .

According to speaker of the house,  Mudashiru Obasa, the aim of the amendment is to create more legislative participation by political parties and greater flexibility for LASIEC.

The Majority Leader, Sanai Agunbiade who moved the motion stated that the amendment of some sections which include Sec.28 and Sec. 62(i) is to seek time within which particular electoral activities could be done.

The bill had an accelerated passage as it went through the first second and third reading at plenary before being passed.

Speaker of the house, Mudashiru Obasa emphasized that the essence of the bill is to create more legislative participation and flexibility for LASIEC to give room for adjustment in carrying out their activities and for political parties where necessary.

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