Devolution Of Power To Be Included In Constitution Amendment – Senate
The senate says devolution of power will be reconsidered in the next proposed amendment to nation’s constitution.
The senate President Bukola Saraki stated this in Abuja at the presentation of resolutions of the State Houses of Assembly on the recent constitution Review.
According to him plans have been concluded by the senate to include devolution of power in next constitution amendment in line with popular demands.
senator Saraki expressed worry at the rejection of local Government autonomy by the State Houses of Assembly,
Earlier the chairman Conference of speakers of the State Houses of assembly Alhaji Abdulmumini Kampa appealed to the National assembly for the inclusion of restructuring as an item in the next amendment.
According to him the State assemblies would not hesitate to concur on restructuring..
By James Itodo/Abuja