A invoice that seeks to create 111 extra particular seats for girls within the Nationwide Meeting has handed second studying within the Home of Representatives.
The invoice, which was learn for the primary time on Thursday, April 22, 2021, sought to change the provisions of the 1999 Structure.
It might create 37 extra seats are created within the Senate and 74 within the Home of Representatives for girls if handed into legislation.
Sponsored by Deputy Chief Whip, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, and 85 different members, the invoice is titled, “A Invoice for an Act to Alter the Provision of the Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999, to create Further Particular Seats for Ladies within the Federal and States Legislative Homes; and for Associated Issues.”
It was first learn on the twenty second of April and goals to generate extra seats for girls within the Senate and the Home of Representatives and to amend Sections 48, 49, 71, 77, 91 and 117 of the Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
It additionally required that one extra member from every of the three senatorial districts within the state will likely be created solely for girls in every State Home of Meeting.