Constituency Briefing
August 18, 2020
Bills Sponsored
August 18, 2020


[2015 - 2019]

■ Motion on the continued voters registration exercise; matters arising by Senator Godswill Akpabio.

• Senate urges INEC to undertake registration on continuing basis.
• The Senate urged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to undertake the continued voters registration exercise on a continuing and permanent basis in the respective polling unit until all prospective registrants are registered.
• This is sequel to a motion brought before the Senate by Senator Godswill Akpabio. The Senate also urged INEC to decentralize the registration exercise on ward basis and to further decentralize when the ward are large.
• The upper legislative chambers mandated its committee on INEC to monitor the exercise and report progress and challenges periodically.

■ Motion on crisis arising from non-delineation of Nigerian internal boundaries which have resulted in boundary crises which have made Nigerians to become internally displaced persons.