Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Goodluck Jonathan Barred From Contesting In 2019 - Senate

Today, The Nigerian Senate has ruled against the participation of  former president, Goodluck Jonathan in the forthcoming elections.
The Nigerian Senate shattered the ambition following its decision which was reached after a voting process.

The Senate declared that the former president was barred from re-contesting and running for a second term in office. This was done during voting in series of new bills being passed by the upper legislative chamber.

The Bill sought that any vice president who had completed a tenure of a sitting president and contested a fresh four years mandate shall not be eligible to run for a second term of office

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