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Court declines to nullify confab report

27 February 2015, 15:10

Abuja - The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, refused to void the outcome of the National Conference that was held in Abuja, Vanguard reports.

A constitutional lawyer, Dr. Tunji Abayomi went to court to challenge the constitutionality of the conference which he said was not properly convened as stipulated by the law.

Also read: Confab changes title of draft constitution

The conference which was took place at the National Judicial Institute, NJI, in Abuja, was inaugurated by President Goodluck Jonathan on March 17.

It ended on August 14, 2014, after the participants, consisting of about 492 delegates that represented a cross-section of Nigerians, including professional bodies, produced and submitted a draft final report‎ that was drawn from reports of 20 committees that were set up during the conference.

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