Senate inaugurates 56-member Constitution Review Committee

 Senate inaugurates 56-member Constitution Review Committee

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has inaugurated a 56-member Constitution Review Committee.

The Constitution Review committee set up on Thursday, February 6, 2020, is expected to be headed by the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege.

The Committee, inaugurated during Thursday’s plenary consists of all the eight Principal Officers, one Senator each from the 36 States and two members from each of the six Geo-Political zones.

Members of the committee including the Principal Officers who will serve as the steering Committee are Senate Leader, Senator Yahaya Abdullahi; Deputy Senate Leader, Senator Ajayi Borrofice; Deputy Chief Whip, Senator Sabi Abdullahi; Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe; Senate Deputy Minority Leader, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha; Minority Whip, Senator Philip Aduda and Deputy Minority Whip, Senator Sahabi Ya’u.

Other members include former Deputy Senate President, who chaired the Committee in the Eighth Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu; Senators Opeyemi Bamidele, Smart Adeyemi, Danjuma Goje, James Manager and five female Senators namely Stella Oduah, Oluremi Tinubu, Biodun Olujimi, Uche Ekwuenife, and Aisha Dahiru.

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