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Senators fight over state of the nation bill

04 July 2013, 12:01

Abuja - Two senators targeted each other at an irate session over a proposed law compelling the president to deliver a state of the nation address yearly, Punch reports.

Kabiru Garba Marafa, who represents Zamfara State, and Paulinus Igwe, a Senator from Ebonyi State, set out for fisticuffs before they were separated by several other senators who had deliberated the law for hours without a decision.

The legislation, approved by the Senate and the House of Representatives, has been rejected by President Goodluck Jonathan who has raised concerns with several aspects of the bill.

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