In the lead up to the All Progressives Congress (APC) non-elective national convention, the Party’s 10-member Constitution Review Committee has submitted its report to the National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun containing 85 proposals for amendment.
The report was submitted by the Chairman of the Committee and APC National Legal Adviser, Dr. Muiz Banire (SAN) at the Party’s National Secretariat in Abuja on Thursday evening. He was accompanied by other committee members, APC National Organising Secretary, Senator Osita Izunaso and member, House of Representatives, Hon. Asabe Vilita Bashir.
The Chairman of the Party’s Constitution Review Committee said the committee had six working sessions after which a three-day retreat to consider the final report and analysis.
“In carrying out the assignment, we called for memorandum from members of the Party across board via publication in the newspapers. In addition to memorandum collected, we also wrote letters to the various party organs for their contribution as well as the government to give us their contribution. We received tons of them. Through the assistance of the International Republican Institute (IRI) we were able to sort them out, analyse them eventually we had of contributions that are worthy of consideration.