The Nigerian Senate says it has constituted a committee to probe why President Muhammadu Buhari did not assent to 19 out of the 35 constitution review bills transmitted to him by the National Assembly.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, who made these remarks upon resumption of plenary after the Governorship and State Houses of Assembly election, said theUpper chamber will engage with the Presidency to understand why the remaining 19 bills were not assented to.
Our Correspondent, Raliat Adenekan reports that Lawan however commended President Buhari for assenting to 16 constitution amendment bills particularly the bills to guarantee the independence of state legislatures and the judiciary.
Meanwhile, President Buhari has written to the Senate seeking the confirmation of
new members of the board of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation.