In the news yesterday, it was revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria had refused to sign 19 bills that the National Assembly had passed to him.
Of these 19 bills, it was revealed that one of them gave the Legislative Arm of the government the authority to summon either the president or the governor whenever they were dissatisfied with their policies.
According to reports, President Muhammadu Buhari declined to approve the measure when it was presented to him because he did not provide a justification….. Continue Reading
However, when former Kaduna Central Senator Shehu Sani responded to this on his official Twitter account this morning, he claimed that the president had declined to sign the legislation giving the Federal and State Legislature the authority to call the president and governors while the nation was still focused on the governorship election that was held last Saturday. According to him, this development will prevent Nigerians from challenging their leaders when they are unsatisfied.
“While the Nation is busy with the Governorship election, the President refused to sign the Bill that will empower the Federal and State legislature to summon the President and the Governors. Where power can’t be questioned by the people, power can’t be held accountable by the people.”…