Abuja The Senate has withdrawn its earlier threat to proceed with the constitutional amendment notwithstanding a Supreme Court ruling against the move, Vanguard reports.
The Senate appears to have now succumbed to that Supreme Court ruling as it suspended action on its plan to override president Goodluck Jonathan’s veto on the amendment bill after a closed-door session on Wednesday.
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The senate rose from about two-hour executive session which was presided over by the Senate President, David Mark and announced the suspension of its planned process to override president Jonathan’s veto on the Fourth Alteration Act 2015 which seeks to further amend the 1999 Constitution.
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